SIGMA 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.


Heather M. Killough, SVP and Industry Principal, Energy,  (832) 877-9292

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. 

Federated Insurance Company

Nathan S. Oland, Senior National Account Executive, (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!”

Matrix Capital Markets Group

Spencer Cavalier, Co-Head of Downstream Energy & Convenience Retail Group, Managing Director & Principal
(667) 217-3320

Cedric Fortemps, Co-Head of Downstream Energy & Convenience Retail Group, Managing Director & Principal
(804) 591-2039

Matrix’s Downstream Energy & Convenience Retail Group is recognized as the national leader in providing transactional advisory services to companies in the downstream energy and multi-site retail sectors including convenience retailing, petroleum marketing & distribution, propane distribution, heating oil distribution, lubricants distribution, petroleum transportation & logistics, terminals and bulk plants, car washes, food service and specialty retail. Team members are dedicated to these sectors and draw upon complementary experiences to provide advisory services to complete sophisticated merger and acquisition transactions, debt and equity capital raises, corporate restructurings, corporate valuations, and strategic planning engagements. Since its inception in 1997, this dedicated group has successfully completed over 230 engagements in these sectors with a total transaction value of more than $11.5 billion. For additional information, please visit


Matthew Mossotti, VP, Sales, 314.974.1506

PDI helps convenience retailers and petroleum wholesalers thrive through digital transformation and enterprise software that enables them to grow topline revenue, optimize operations and unify their business across the entire value chain. Over 1,500 customers in more than 200,000 locations worldwide count on our leading ERP, logistics, fuel pricing and marketing cloud solutions to provide insights that increase volume, margin and customer loyalty. For more than 35 years, our comprehensive suite of solutions and unmatched expertise have helped customers reimagine their enterprise and deliver exceptional customer experiences. For more information about PDI, visit