Mr. Tyree is responsible for identification of new business opportunities and developing strategies to capitalize on those opportunities. Before assuming his current position, Mr. Tyree was Chief Operating Officer of The Tyree Companies from 1996-2000. Mr. Tyree was responsible for sales projections and overall profitability, development of the corporate business plan and final approval of the company budget. Prior to becoming Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Tyree was Division Manager of Tyree in New England, New Jersey and California from late 1980 to 1996. In 1973, Mr. Tyree earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Gettysburg College. Mr. Tyree’s professional affiliations include Petroleum Equipment Institute, Long Island Association; Nassau/Suffolk Contractors Association; Worcester (Mass.) Chamber of Commerce; New England Petroleum Council; New Jersey Fuel Merchants Association; Pennsylvania Petroleum Association; New York State Transportation Association; National Water Works Association; National Groundwater Association; and the New York State Superintendents Association.