Inergy, L.P. Board of Directors
John J. Sherman
CHAIRMAN AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
John has enjoyed a more than 25 year career in the energy industry, having
joined Ferrellgas in 1984. In 1991, John co-founded LPG Services group,
a company that quickly became one of the nation's largest wholesale propane
marketers. He served as President of LPG Services Group until 1996 when
the company was acquired by Dynegy. John then served as Vice President
with Dynegy until founding Inergy Partners.
Phillip L. Elbert
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT - STRATEGY
Phil is a 31-year NGL industry veteran who joined Inergy in connection with the company's 2001 acquisition of the Hoosier Propane Group. Until 2012, Phil served as Inergy's President and Chief Operating Officer—Propane Operations. Prior to joining Hoosier Propane in 1992, Phil was with both Ferrellgas and Buckeye Gas Products. Throughout Phil's NGL career he has been heavily involved in supply, logistics, and marketing as was a CPA.
Warren H. Gfeller
Currently a private investor, Warren served as President and Chief Executive
Officer of Ferrellgas, one of the nation's largest propane marketing
and distribution firms, from 1985 to 1991. Warren began his career with
Ferrellgas in 1983 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Arthur B. Krause
A respected telecommunications executive, Art retired from Sprint Corporation
as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 2002 following
a distinguished 31-year career at the company. During his tenure with
Sprint he served in various operational management positions, including
President of United Telephone-Eastern Group. As CFO, Art was responsible
for the financial operations, strategic sourcing and real estate for
Sprint and all of its corporate subsidiaries. Art also serves as a director
Robert D. Taylor
Bob joined Inergy's board of directors in May 2005. Bob, a CPA, serves
as president and chief executive officer of Executive AirShare Corporation.
From 1998 until 2001, he was president of Executive Aircraft Corporation.
Bob serves as a director of Blue Valley BanCorp and Elecsys Corporation.
He is also a trustee of the University of Kansas Endowment Fund and a
member of the Advisory Board for the University of Kansas School of Business.