Kathy Lehne Receives HBJ’s Women Who Mean Business Award

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Kathy Lehne receives HBJ's Women Who Mean Business Award.

Kathy Lehne, President and CEO of Sun Coast Resources, LLC, was presented with the Outstanding Business Leader in Energy award on October 26, 2017 at the second annual Women Who Mean Business awards gala hosted by the Houston Business Journal. This award honors women who have excelled in career achievement, contribution to company, city success, community involvement and leadership.

Kathy founded Sun Coast Resources, LLC in 1985 with just a couple thousand dollars and a dream.  Since then, Sun Coast has grown year after year, with annual revenues averaging in excess of $1 billion in the last 5 years.  Sun Coast has over 1,300 employees and operates around the clock every day of the year through 16 office/warehouse/bulk plant facilities strategically located near key demand centers in Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma.   Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Sun Coast is one of the largest woman owned businesses in Texas, and one the largest wholesale petroleum marketers in the nation.  The company supplies fuels, lubricants, additives, blending components, transportation services and related programs to thousands of companies and agencies who rely on high quality petroleum products to keep them running at peak performance.

Sun Coast is also one of the most notable emergency fuel response companies in the country, having responded with supplies to those in need during nearly every major storm event in the last 15 years.  Sun Coast currently has trucks and employee drivers in Puerto Rico and St. Thomas, providing fuel for generators, vehicles and equipment so badly needed to keep hospitals, homes, first responders restaurants, hotels and so many other facilities up and running.  Sun Coast’s modern delivery fleet of over 700 units delivers over a billion gallons of fuel, lubricants and condensate a year, and the Company has invested millions of dollars in the latest logistical and back office software and hardware to provide optimum customer service.  Simply stated:  Sun Coast delivers. For more information on the Women Who Mean Business awards visit https://www.bizjournals.com/houston/news/2017/09/14/hbj-announces-2017-women-who-mean-business-honoree.html.