Erik was born and raised in Willow Springs, graduating from Willow Springs High School in 1996. Following high school, Erik attended Missouri State University in West Plains and then Springfield, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship in 2000. Erik returned to Willow Springs to join Coastal Energy. Erik has worked in all aspects of the business, and enjoys the challenge each new day brings.
Erik and his wife, Katie, make their home on the family farm outside Willow Springs along with their two daughters. When Erik isn't at work, he enjoys spending time outside working around the house and farm. He also collects classic cars and baseball memorabilia to balance out all the pink, glittery things that come with living in a house full of women!
Joe joined Coastal Energy and FMC Transport in 2015, after 10 years with Fabick Caterpillar, first as a Truck/Engine Technician and then as Truck Shop Service Supervisor. Joe was born and raised in Marshfield, Missouri, attending Marshfield High School. He went on to attend Ozark Technical College's Diesel Technology program. Joe puts his extensive experience to work managing the Willow Springs Shop facility in addition to Bear Crossing Truck Wash & Tire Center.
Joe and his wife, Kim, have two children. In his free time, Joe loves spending time with his family and friends, working around his farm, and supporting his kids in all their various sports and hobbies.
Jake was born and raised in Mountain Grove, Missouri, and graduated from Mountain Grove High School in 1983. He has worked in the tire sales and automotive service industry for over 37 years, most recently with 1st Tire & Wheel as a wholesale Business & Development Manager. Jake also served the City of Mountain Grove as an Alderman for one term and Mayor for two terms.
Jake and his wife, Kelly, have been married for 35 years and make their home in Mountain Grove. They have two grown children and two grandchildren, who all live nearby. In his spare time, Jake enjoys working on the farm with his cattle, team roping, and deer hunting.
Miranda was born and raised as a Willow Bear. She graduated from Willow Springs Schools in 1995. Following graduation, she married her high school sweetheart, husband Shane. They have been happily married for 22 years and have two beautiful daughters.
Miranda and her family love supporting local sports and cheering on our home team from the sidelines. She believes in serving our God, our family, this company, and the community.
Philip brings a wealth of accounting experience to our management team. He earned a degree in accounting from Harding University and then began his career in Tennessee. Philip has worked as a Controller/CFO for 25 years, the last 18 of which were spent in Willow Springs.
Philip and his wife of almost 30 years, Gayla, have three children. He and his family enjoy sports, vacationing, camping, and anything outside.
Sherry has a wide variety of career experience in banking, church ministry, and insurance. Born and raised in West Plains, MO, Sherry graduated from West Plains High School and then continued her education at Missouri State University - West Plains and Midwest College of Theology. Sherry has an Associates Degree in Biblical Studies as well as her Property and Casualty Insurance License.
Sherry and her. husband, Jeff, have been married for 28 years and have two children. When she's not working, Sherry loves to read, garden, go hiking, and travel.