Clean Energy Fuels Corp. said that Stephen Scully has been appointed to its board of directors. The election of Scully as an independent member is effective immediately and expands the company’s board to nine members.
“We welcome Steve to our board and look forward to tapping into his extensive experience of starting and growing a successful business,” said Andrew J. Littlefair, president and CEO of Clean Energy. “With his deep understanding of the trucking industry, which is beginning its transition to natural gas, Steve will be a great asset for Clean Energy’s board and the entire company.”
Scully was founder and president of the Scully Companies, a California based truck leasing and specialized contract carriage provider. He started the company immediately after graduating from college in 1981 and subsequently sold it to Ryder System in 2011. The Scully Companies was the largest independent asset based logistics provider in the western U.S. Scully is a past chairman and director of the National Truck Leasing System, board member of the Truck Rental and Leasing Association, board member of Ameriquest Transportation and Logistics Resources and member of the California Trucking Association.
Scully serves on the advisory board of USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies and on the philanthropy committee of the International Fund for Animal Welfare. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Southern California.
“As an entrepreneur, it is an honor to be appointed to the board of such a dynamic company,” said Scully. “I have watched with admiration as Clean Energy has almost single-handily created the natural gas fueling market. I look forward to working with the other board members and the executive team to grow the company into new markets including one close to my heart, the trucking industry.”
Press Release, January 31, 2014