Sun Coast Resources, Inc. Names Sheila Kahanek as Chief Financial Officer

Leading marketer of quality fuels and lubricants, Sun Coast Resources, Inc., is pleased to announce the hiring of Sheila Kahanek as Chief Financial Officer

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Sheila Kahanek, CFO of Sun Coast Resources, Inc.

It is truly an exceptional culture and I am excited to be a part of this remarkable team.

Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 17, 2012

Sun Coast Resources, Inc., wholesale marketer of quality petroleum fuels, lubricants, and related services to thousands of airline, construction, educational, energy, governmental, industrial, marine, retail, telecommunications, transportation, and utility operations across the United States, is pleased to announce that Sheila Kahanek has joined Sun Coast as its Chief Financial Officer.         

Sheila Kahanek earned an MBA from Rice University, and a BS in Accounting from the University of Houston. She is a licensed CPA in Texas and a member of the AICPA and TSCPA.

Kathy Lehne, founder and CEO of Sun Coast noted that “since January 2012, Sheila has been instrumental in numerous process improvement initiatives across all functional areas within our Company, and recently closed a large credit facility for us, which is key to supporting Sun Coast’s extraordinary growth. Sheila has over 20 years of hands-on management experience in working with large and small public and private companies in the energy sector, and we are pleased to have her on board.”

Sheila will be responsible for all of Sun Coast’s financial, accounting, and administrative functions, including enhanced initiatives aimed at increased utilization of the Company’s information systems and truck technology. Other responsibilities include teaming with executive management on growth strategy, organizational structure, and business process improvement.

“Throughout my career, I have rarely seen such hard-working and dedicated employees as I have encountered at Sun Coast. It is truly an exceptional culture and I am excited to be a part of this remarkable team,” said Sheila Kahanek.

Sun Coast’s revenues grew 121% from 2009 to 2011, earning a ranking of 34th on the Houston Fast 100 List and a ranking on the Inc. 5000 List for a fifth time. Sun Coast has grown over 400% since 2009, mostly through organic growth. The Company has also expanded its market area to over thirty-five states.

Sun Coast Resources, Inc. is excited to have Sheila join its innovative team during a crucial period of growth.

About Sun Coast Resources, Inc.

Since Kathy Lehne, founder, president and CEO of Sun Coast Resources, Inc., opened her doors in the spring of 1985, the Company has become the largest woman owned business in Texas, and one of the largest wholesale petroleum marketers in the nation.

Sun Coast’s product lines include a wide array of petroleum products including gasoline, ultra low sulfur diesel fuel, marine diesel, jet fuel, avgas, kerosene and a full line of Chevron, Total and Mystik lubrication products. Sun Coast has a modern, proprietary fleet of over 800 to serve its customers with prompt and reliable delivery service 24/7/365. Operating from its headquarters in Houston, Texas, Sun Coast has been in business for over 27 years, owns and operates 17 offices across Texas and Louisiana, and currently has almost 1,700 employees.

For more information on Sun Coast Resources, Inc., please visit the website at


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