UPT appoints Busby as CFO, Elder named controller

February 20, 2020
United Petroleum Transports President and CEO Greg Price and Chief Operating Officer David Price have appointed Chris Busby as the company’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and named Devin Elder as the company’s Controller.
Busby joined UPT in 2019 and most recently served as the company’s controller. Prior to joining UPT, he served as the director of finance for the Oklahoma City-based supermarket chain Buy for Less and was previously CFO for Valir Health in Oklahoma City. Busby holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and an MBA from Oklahoma State University. He is also a certified public accountant.
As CFO, Busby will lead UPT’s finance team, as well as management of cash flow, financial planning and profitability.
Elder joined UPT in 2019 and most recently served as the company’s assistant controller. He is a University of Central Oklahoma graduate, receiving both a degree in accounting and an MBA from the school. He also received his CPA designation in 2015. Before joining UPT, Devin had several years of accounting experience, most recently with SEF Energy, an Oklahoma City oil and gas services firm. Prior to that, he served as an accounting supervisor with Sonic Drive-In and also an accounting manager at APMEX, a precious metals ecommerce retailer.
“UPT takes pride in helping our associates find professional success,” David Price said. “Chris and Devin’s proven experience in their first year at UPT, and their years of experience prior, made them the perfect candidates. We’re happy both are able to advance their careers as members of the UPT Family.”
ABOUT UPT: Founded in 1966, United Petroleum Transports is the largest carrier of motor fuels, aviation fuels and chemicals in the Southwest, with 14 Customer Service Centers in Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Kansas. Headquartered in Oklahoma City, UPT is a leader in the tank truck industry, with a professional driver base of more than 600 drivers who safely and dependably serve UPT customers across the nation.