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SIGMA 2018 Strategic Partners

SIGMA maintains valuable strategic alliances with other organizations to provide our members with services and benefits above and beyond what SIGMA offers. Think of these partners as an extension of SIGMA – part of what you get as a benefit for your dues and participation.

PDI

Matthew ’Bo’ Harvey, Vice President, (254) 899-3091

PDI delivers enterprise-wide software and services that meet the specialized needs of convenience store retailers and wholesale petroleum marketers. Worldwide, over 325 companies rely on PDI’s systems to automate key business processes. PDI continually enhances offerings to leverage new technologies and industry standards in areas such as retail automation, decision support, fuel management, workforce support, and financial reporting. PDI’s vision for the future is to maximize the use of emerging technologies to create innovative solutions for our customers. With more than 25 years of experience, PDI is committed to unparalleled customer service and dedicated to the success of our customers in the convenience retail and petroleum wholesale industries.

Federated Insurance Company

Nate Oland, Special Projects Manager - Marketing, (800) 533-0472

Federated Insurance specializes in business insurance for the petroleum marketing industry. By evaluating losses and exposures, we will partner with you to create a customized insurance and risk management strategy for your company. All SIGMA members can take advantage of our Risk Management Academy classes to help control your insurance costs.  At Federated, it's our business to protect yours!"

DTN

Karen Madden, Exec. VP and Oil and Gas, (402) 255-8431

Marketers will maximize profits, gain efficiencies and reduce manual processing with DTN's array of real-time supply chain and market intelligence services. DTN manages more than 80% of the pricing, BOL and billing transaction interchange conducted in North America every day. Our focus is bringing upstream information and downstream intelligence together, so customers can optimize business decisions. 

Matrix Capital Markets Group

Tom Kelso, Managing Director & Principal, serves as Head of the Downstream Energy & Convenience Retail Group,
(667) 217-3330

Matrix’s Downstream Energy & Convenience Retail Group is recognized as the national leader in providing sophisticated financial, transactional, and M&A (mergers & acquisitions) advisory services to companies in the downstream energy and multi-site retail industries. Since the Downstream Energy Group's inception in 1997, we have successfully completed more than 175 engagements, with a total transaction value of nearly $7 billion. The industry segments we serve include Convenience Store Retailers, Petroleum Marketers and Fuels Distributors, as well as companies in Propane Distribution, Heating Oil Distribution, Lubricants Distribution, Petroleum Transportation & Logistics, Petroleum Storage, Oilfield Services, Renewable Fuels, Food Service and Specialty Retail. For additional information, please visit www.matrixcmg.com.

ARGUS Media

Heather Killough, Vice President Business Development (832) 698-1919
 
Argus Media is the world leader in pricing data and energy market intelligence.  We have a 48 year history of reporting prices in energy markets here in the United States, as well as across the globe. 
 
Argus is committed to reporting fuels prices based on the way they trade, and with an emphasis on validation so that the intelligence we provide you is complete, accurate and easy to understand.  Our desktop and mobile solutions feature real-time, transactable fuel values so that you always have a precise picture of the US downstream market, and your business.  Argus data is referenced in contracts and used for critical analysis and decision support by every major oil company in the world.
 
Let Argus illuminate your business.