Brian Trout is a Divisional Vice President with GPM Investments in the Midwest. With over 25 years of experience in the convenience store and gasoline industry Brian has worked with large multi-national oil companies like Amoco and BP as well as with privately held convenience retailing firms such as 7-Eleven, Inc. and Thorntons.
Most recently Brian lead the startup and brand launch activity for the private equity backed firm Yesway. He was instrumental in creating the organization and the Yesway brand moving from concept to reality and growing the firm to 150 stores in 3 years.
Brian lives in Naperville, Illinois with his wife Sheila and their four daughters.