Gary R. Heminger, president, chairman, and chief executive officer of Marathon Petroleum Corporation, will be the next presenter for the University of Findlay’s Fridays at Findlay executive speaker series, which is open to the public. His presentation, “The Moral Business: How Values Drive Success,” will be offered Sept. 30 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Winebrenner Theological Seminary.
Admission is $10 per person and $5 for students. Breakfast will be included. To register, contact Cindy Lahey at email@example.com or 419-434-5334.
Heminger’s roles with Marathon Petroleum have continued to change since he served as president of Marathon Pipe Line Company from 1995-1996. He was appointed president of Marathon Petroleum Company LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Marathon in 2001. He was also named executive vice president of Marathon Oil Corporation’s downstream business, and was a member of Marathon’s Executive Committee.
Marathon is now the nation’s fourth largest transportation fuels refiner and the largest in the Midwest. It ranks in the top 25 of the Fortune 500.
Heminger currently serves on the board of directors and executive committees of the American Petroleum Institute (API) and American Fuel & Petrochemicals Manufacturers Association (AFPM), he also is on the board of directors of Fifth Third Bancorp.
Along with his more than 40 years at Marathon, Heminger’s professional experience also has included financial and administrative service for various groups and functions within the United States and internationally.
Heminger earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Tiffin University in 1976, shortly after joining Marathon Oil Company in Findlay, Ohio. He then earned his master’s degree in business administration from the University of Dayton, Ohio in 1982.
Fridays at Findlay events are sponsored by State Bank. The lecture series provides opportunities to hear from a variety of organizational leaders to hear about superior business leadership practices. Other upcoming breakfasts will feature Terry Wymer ’82, National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I referee, on Oct. 28; and on Dec. 2 a panel of business leaders who will address transportation logistics. For more information on the series and upcoming speakers, visit www.Findlay.edu/FridaysAtFindlay.