PetroSouth, Inc.


Operator of the Month

Each month our territory managers will select an Operator of the Month from their territory. These are operators that follow PetroSouth procedures and stand out amongst the rest. We appreciate all of our operators and are very thankful for the work they do in all of the communities we serve. Selected operators receive a $50.00 gift card in appreciation for their hard work.

December 2014


Territory Manager- David Holmes

Operator of the Month: South Division- December

Food & Fill #2- Paul Gawde- 2616 Crawfordville Hwy. Crawfordville, FL 32327

Paul is always a helpful operator willing to go the extra mile to make his stores to be the best they can be. He is always open to new programs offered from Shell and Valero to give his customers every opportunity to save and earn rewards to get the best value. Paul watches his market well and informs PetroSouth of changes in price locally, trends that may be changing in the area or new promotions or projects. It is a pleasure to work with Paul on a regular basis.


Territory Manager- Chasity Bridges

Operator of the Month: North Division-December

North Expressway Shell-Carter-1566 North Expressway Griffin, GA

Carter and his staff are working hard to grow their business. There has been so much road construction on North Expressway over the past two years and it has finally been completed. They have been actively working on programs to bring in new customers and help them save! They have hosted customer events, gas card give always, and are actively educating their customers in the FRN program. This is a growing store and we are proud of their hard work!

Pictured: Carter with manager, Sabrina

November 2014


Territory Manager- Amanda Rose

Operator of the Month: North Division- November

Crossroads Shell and TJ Outfitters- Junior and Victor- Barnesville GA

Victor and Junior run great operations at both Crossroad Shell and TJ Outfitters. There stores are always stocked, clean, and they have a very friendly staff. Victor and Junior always complies with all PetroSouth protocol and are great business partners.
Great job!!!


Territory Manager- Chasity Bridges

Operator of the Month: North Division-November

My Picnic Basket-Jessie-2723 Roanoke Rd. LaGrange, GA

This Valero location has the best Customer Service in the area with fresh crispy chicken served daily! This location is located on the way to West Point Lake so be sure to fill up your boats with non-ethanol fuel. This store is great and once you stop once, it will be your new favorite!

October 2014


Territory Manager- Amanda Rose

Operator of the Month: North Division-October

Woodlawn Petro-Sunny Arora- 6400 1st Ave. North Birmingham, AL

Sunny runs a great operation at Woodlawn Petro. He stay consistently busy and follows all PetroSouth protocol on pricing, reports, and credit cards. He knows his market and his store and stocked with large assortments of product. His plan for 2015 is to expand his deli to cater to the industries in the area. Great job Sunny!


Territory Manager- Chasity Bridges

Operator of the Month: North Division-October

Huckaby’s- Rick Corbin- 7652 Hwy. 16 West Brooks, GA

Rick works very hard to keep a clean and friendly site and he excels with Shell inspection standards. Rick also processes meats and has quite an assortment for his customers to purchase. He also has a deli which offers fresh pizza and other items for lunch daily. Stop by and check them out!!

September 2014


Territory Manager- Amanda Rose

Operator of the Month:North GA, TN, and AL Territory- September

Minoj and Mita Modi- Shelby Food Mart-3125 Cahaba Valley Rd. Pelham, AL

Mita and Minoj run a great operation in Pelham. They always score 100% on their Mystery Shops from Marathon and their customer service is top notch. They are wonderful operators and always follow PetroSouth procedures to ensure their everything runs efficiently and all equipment is maintained. Please stop by this location when in the area. You will not be disappointed!

Pictured are Mita and Minoj along with their nephew Harsh.


Territory Manager- Glenn Brown

Operator of the Month: North GA Territory- September

Neely & Sam Patel- King’s Food Mart- 2765 Houston Ave. Macon, GA

Sam and Neela are very good operators and follow all of PetroSouth’s procedures. They never have returned drafts and offer great customer service at their location.

Please stop by this location and congratulate them If you’re in the area!


Territory Manager- Chasity Bridges

Operator of the Month: North GA Territory- September

Manoj Amin- Soloman food Mart- 627 W. Soloman St. Griffin, GA

Manoj has a great Petro location in the heart of Griffin. The inside and outside of the store is well maintained and very inviting to customers. Manoj was presented with a $50 gift card for his efforts and he chose to donate it. He gave the card to Pastor Ron Cook who runs a local ministry for community outreach called Rushton’s Hope.

August 2014


Territory Manager- Chasity Bridges

Operator of the Month: North GA Territory- August

Pyush Patel and Mgr. Evonne McChargue- Jerry’s Shell located at 130 East Taylor St. Griffin, GA

Jerry’s is located downtown Griffin, GA and they are known for their delicious breakfast, friendly staff, and Shell branded fuel. Mr. Patel has the best staff and they do a wonderful job keeping the location stocked and clean while taking the best care of their customers. Stop by this location today and be sure to use your Kroger card or your Shell FRN card to save on fuel.


Territory Manager- Glenn Brown

Operator of the Month: North GA Territory- August

Nilesh Patel- Falls View Market- 4724 High Falls Rd. Jackson, GA 30233

Nilesh and his staff run a wonderful store. They have a well stocked location and friendly service. Stop by this location on your way to High Falls Sate Park and grab goodies for your visit then fill up on your way home.

We appreciate all of their hard work and for being wonderful customers of PetroSouth for many years


Territory Manager- Shawn Barnard

Operator of the Month: South GA Territory- August

Alex Patel- 3 locations- Shell in Newton, GA, Valero in Columbia, AL, Petro in Baconton, GA

Alex does a wonderful job at all three of his locations. All stores are clean, stocked, and delivers exceptional customer service. Alex is a model customer to PetroSouth and we are excited to celebrate him and his locations this month. Stop by one of these locations today and congratulate Alex!


Territory Manager- Amanda Rose

Operator of the Month: North GA, TN, and AL Territory- August

Haresh and Rashmi Rana Patel- 25067 Alabama 48 Woodland, AL 36280

Harry and Rashmi Rana has done an exceptional job at this location. They are newly branded Shamrock and are now selling branded fuel. Stop by today for a fill up and have some lunch from their fresh deli and grab a cold soft drink. You will be greeted with warm customer service and thanked for your business. Harry and Rashmi Rana are doing a great job ordering and complying with all of PetroSouth, Inc. policies. We are happy to have them operating this location.

July 2014

Territory Manager- Chasity Bridges

Operator of the Month: July – North GA Territory

Roger Jiwani- Lucky Lotto Pantry- 669 Atlanta Hwy. SE Winder, GA

Ali is has been a customer of PetroSouth’s for 10+ years and it has been a pleasure to do business with him. He is one of newest wholesale sites and he has done a great job transitioning his site. He has a fully stocked location and sells Marathon branded fuel- regular, premium, and diesel. Ali’s team is friendly and knows no strangers when customers come through the doors. Everyone is greeted with a smile and told thank you!

Stop by to see Ali and his team today! Congrats!

Territory Manager- Amanda Rose

Operator of the Month: July – North AL, GA, and TN Territory

Ali Ladhani- Calera Petro- 10380 Hwy. 25 Calera, AL

Roger has been named Operator of the Month because he has made exceptional progress with this location over the past couple of months. His leadership and management skills have given this location a complete overhaul. The Lucky Lotto Pantry has a friendly atmosphere and customers are called by name. Stop by this location for Marathon branded fuel, daily lunch specials, and the coldest drinks around!

Roger will be hosting a Grand Re-Opening at this location on July 15th. Details will be posted on Facebook!! Stay Tuned!!

June 2014

Territory Manager: Shawn Barnard

Operator of the Month: June- South Division

Susan Frichter- Coach’s Corner 1496 County Rd. 112 Midland City, AL

Susan has been the operator of this location since 2007 and does a wonderful job. The store is kept really clean inside and out. You just can’t beat the customer service she and her staff provide customers on a daily basis. Susan does everything required to qualify as a PetroSouth Operator of the Month and we are proud of the job she is doing at the location! Congratulations!!
Stop by and see her today!!

Territory Manager: Glenn Brown

Operator of the Month- June- North GA Division

Ricky and Denise Young- Terry’s One Stop- 271 Scuffleboro Rd. Eatonton, GA

Operator meets all of PetroSouth’s requirements for operator of the month. They keep the store clean inside and out, sends in all reports on time, and never has a return draft. They were very excited to be recognized and they truly deserve the honor for their consistent hard work. Stop by and check out the location…you will not be disappointed with the excellent customer service provided!

Territory Manager: Amanda Rose

Operator of the Month- June- North GA, AL, TN Division

Five Points Grocery- John-1433 County Road 278 Five Points, AL

John has a beautiful and very well organized location which is branded Valero. He complies with all PetroSouth procedures and provides the best cusotmer service to his customers. Be sure to pick up a delicious homade BBQ sandwich when you stop by on the way to the lake at West Point this summer. You will not be disappointed!

Pictured with John is his son, Ankit. Ankit is an excellent student who had the highest average in his class this past school year. He is an avid reader and wants to be an astronomer when he grows up. This summer he is going to help his dad around the store.

Great job you guys…Congrats!!

Territory Manager: Chasity Bridges

Operator of the Month- June- North GA Territory

W.E. Hester- Hester’s Grocery located at 1499 Hwy. 54 W. Fayetteville, GA

Mr. Hester has a family owned store that has many regular customer which shop the location for fuel and their delicious food served daily for breakfast and lunch. Everyone at the location raves about the biscuits in the morning. Stop by soon and fill up with Marathon branded fuel and grab a bite to eat! You will not be disappointed!

Mr. Hester was presented with a $50.00 gift card for his hard work making this location one of the best in our company!

May 2014

Territory Manager: Chasity Bridges

Operator of the Month- May- North GA Territory

Colin Hemrick- Hemrick’s located at 10 Franklin Rd. Newnan, GA

Colin has owned and operated this location since 1972. He runs a tight operation that truly cares and relates to their customer base. This location has a grocery store, car wash, deli, and so much more. Stop by this location if you are in the area. This family operated business will provide you with the best customer service!

Pictured accepting the card is Betty, Colin Hemrick’s sister.

Territory Manager: Shawn Barnard

Operator of the Month- May- South GA

Ann Mailey- Country Corner 1221 GA Hwy. 133 South Moultrie, GA 31788

Ann started this store in 1994 and sold it to Jay Patel in 2000. Jay hired Ann to continue running the location and she continues to welcome customers to the location daily with a big smile. This location submits all reports in a timely manner and is a great partner to PetroSouth.
Thank you Ann for all you do for PetroSouth and for Country Corner! Stop by and see her today!

Territory Manager: Amanda Rose

Operator of the Month- May- AL Territory

Faisal Alsabahi- Marion Mart- 201 Hwy 14 East Marion, AL 36756

Faisal and new operator Aziz are model operators. They keep a clean store and provide excellent customer service. They also sell delicious Krispy Krunchy and have an established business with deli sales. They work very hard to be team players with the PetroSouth team. Be on the lookout for some upgrades at this location to allow for more efficient fueling. If you are in the area, stop by and congratulate these guys on a job well done with this location. Congratulations and we appreciate you!!

Territory Manager: Glenn Brown

Operator of the Month: May 2014-North GA

Muhammad Fazil- Country Gold 7806 Hwy. 19 South Zebulon, GA

Operator meets all the Petrosouth requirements to be considered for operator of the month. He keeps his store clean inside and out. He gets his reports in on time with all information that is needed. He puts his money in the bank with no drafts returned. All round a good operator. He was very excited that we recognized him to be the May operator of the month

April 2014

Territory Manager: David Holmes

Operator of the Month- April- South GA, North FL

Raj Patel- M & M Market 3106 Main St. Cottondale, FL

David selected Raj because:

Raj works tirelessly to keep his store up to and ahead fo the competition. He watches the local pricing trends in his area to ensure that his product is priced correctly. Raj recently added a deli area to offer yet another service to our customers in the Cottondale area. He follows marketing procedures dictated by Shell and PetroSouth. Raj runs a clean well lit location and always strives to offer more amenities and services.

Stop by and see Raj and his team today!!

Territory Manager: Glenn Brown

Operator of the Month- April- North GA

Debi and Mehdi Jina- Kelly’s Korner- 2011 Yatesville Hwy. Thomaston, GA

Chasity selected Debi and Mehdi because:

Debi and Mehdi have been doing business with Petro for 17 years. They do a very good job at keeping their store clean, always having their reports in on time along with accurate stick readings, and never has had a returned draft. Customers shop here because they are treated so well. Stop by and visit this location today! You will be a return customer!!

Congratulations Debi and Mehdi!

Territory Manager: Amanda Rose

Operator of the Month- April- AL, NGA, TN

Sonny Patel- Main Street Food Mart- 444 North Main St. Wedowee, AL

Amanda chose Sonny because:

Sonny is a new operator and has worked very hard to make his store the very best. It is very organized, clean, and provides the best customer service. He and his staff serves Krispy Krunchy daily and the food is always fresh. Due to Sonny’s hard work maintaining a great location, he is going to be branded Valero in the near future. He works with our PetroSouth team to always have his reports in on time and resolves pricing issues in a timely manner. Sonny is a wonderful operator and we know great things are ahead for Sonny and his Wedowee team. Congratulations Sonny!!

Territory Manager: Chasity Bridges

Operator of the Month- April- North GA

Krish Patel- Draketown Superette- 8885 GA Hwy. 120- Temple, GA 30179

Chasity chose Krish because:

Krish and his staff work to keep a clean store inside and out. This Petro is in Temple, GA which is very close to Carrolton, GA. Breakfast and pizzas are served daily for the customers.