Our Team

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Craig Eerkes

Craig Eerkes assumed leadership of Sun Pacific Energy, then called Tri-City Oil, 40 years ago with a vision for growth combined with a dedication to provide our employees and customers with a safe place to work and quality products to sell.  Craig’s adherence to our motto of “Friendliness, Cleanliness and Honesty” and his involvement in the convenience store industry has ensured the company’s success in generations to come.

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Chris Eerkes

Chris Eerkes, President of Sun Pacific Energy, is committed to continuing the Sun Pacific Energy legacy of superb customer service and community support.  He is serving as President of the Washington Oil Marketers Association and has been on the board of the Boys and Girls Club of Benton and Franklin Counties since 2006.  Chris and his wife, Sarah have three beautiful daughters.  A favorite quote is “Your customer doesn’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” – Damon Richards.

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Jarrod Franson

Jarrod joined the Sun Pacific Energy team in 2003 as a Regional Manager in the retail division and in 2010 advanced to Operations Manager.  Jarrod subscribes to Sun Pacific Energy’s visions and values. His belief in sharing those standards with our customers ensures success for the customers and the communities.

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Shawn Sanderson

While attending Central Washington University, Shawn became a member of the Sun Pacific Energy team in Ellensburg, Washington.  After graduating with a degree in Business Administration he quickly advanced to Retail Division Manager, and now with 24-years of experience with successful convenience store supervision, Shawn provides a level of expertise which includes many QSR brands including Subway, Blimpie’s, Taco Bell, SubShop and most recently, Firehouse Restaurants. 

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Matt Randish

Matt became member of the Sun Pacific Energy team in 2012 bringing with him many years of retail, wholesale, and entrepreneurial experience. His role as Wholesale Division Manager allows him to pursue long-term growth opportunities for the relationships, customers and markets of Sun Pacific Energy.  Matt’s work ethic, honesty, and integrity provides our customers the best solutions for growth and achievement of business goals.

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Janet Castellanos

Janet brings over 18 years of experience at Sun Pacific Energy.  She holds a Business Management degree from the University of Washington along with being a Senior Certified Professional with the Society for Human Resource Management.  Janet strives to ensure that Sun Pacific Energy’s employees feel motivated, useful, and appreciated.

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Ashley Lake

Ashley began her employment at Sun Pacific Energy in 2008 filling an inventory specialist position at Golf Universe, a sporting goods retail store in the Sun Pacific Energy fleet.  Ashley quickly grasped the many facets of the fuel business and currently serves as our Finance and Contract Manager.  Her commitment to providing exemplary customer service is paramount as she represents all of Sun Pacific Energy’s values.

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Chris Randish

Christopher graduated from the University of Washington in the College of Arts and Sciences. He has 14+ years of Grocery Retail Management experience within the Pacific Northwest region, most recently as Store Director for QFC. Christopher drives motivation through positivity, communication, and teamwork. Christopher has a passion for people and results, and understands you cannot achieve results without people. Coaching and developing others is the key to success. He is very excited to be a part of the S.P.E. team and continue to grow strong relationships and results for many years to come.

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Scott McKenzie

After attending Eastern Washington University, Scott returned to his home of Tri-Cities, Washington to raise his family.  With over 15 years of experience in management, operations, and sales, he accepted a position with Sun Pacific Energy in 2015 as Wholesale Sales Manager and quickly found a passion for the petroleum industry.  As a proud father of two, he adheres to the simple belief that happiness and success are achieved through faith, honesty, and hard work and strives to apply these values to all aspects of life.

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Courtney Reed

Bringing over twenty years of retail experience, Courtney Reed recently joined the Sun Pacific Energy team of employees dedicated to providing premier customer service.  As a Territory Manager in Western Washington, Courtney will utilize her many skills including attention to detail and dedicated work ethic to build strong relationships with the customers she serves.  Her retail grocery experience includes management and operations for multiple locations.

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Jason Austin

Jason Austin is a member of Sun Pacific Energy’s premier Maintenance Service team. Jason serves Eastern Washington’s customers and company-op stores with strict attention to detail and an endless list of skills.

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Lewis Hendricks

Lewis Hendricks is an integral member of the Sun Pacific Energy customer service maintenance team in Western Washington.  Lewis attends to the needs of Sun Pacific Energy’s customers and company operated stores and is well versed in compliance requirements and MMP.

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John Goodie

John Goodie is the lead maintenance technician at Sun Pacific Energy.  For nearly ten years, John has contributed his problem solving skills and technical expertise to provide outstanding customer service, and  he is also a  certified Gilbarco technician.

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Craig Eerkes

Craig Eerkes assumed leadership of Sun Pacific Energy, then called Tri-City Oil, 40 years ago with a vision for growth combined with a dedication to provide our employees and customers with a safe place to work and quality products to sell.  Craig’s adherence to our motto of “Friendliness, Cleanliness and Honesty” and his involvement in the convenience store industry has ensured the company’s success in generations to come.

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Chris Eerkes

Chris Eerkes, President of Sun Pacific Energy, is committed to continuing the Sun Pacific Energy legacy of superb customer service and community support.  He is serving as President of the Washington Oil Marketers Association and has been on the board of the Boys and Girls Club of Benton and Franklin Counties since 2006.  Chris and his wife, Sarah have three beautiful daughters.  A favorite quote is “Your customer doesn’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” – Damon Richards.

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Jarrod Franson

Jarrod joined the Sun Pacific Energy team in 2003 as a Regional Manager in the retail division and in 2010 advanced to Operations Manager.  Jarrod subscribes to Sun Pacific Energy’s visions and values. His belief in sharing those standards with our customers ensures success for the customers and the communities.

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Shawn Sanderson

While attending Central Washington University, Shawn became a member of the Sun Pacific Energy team in Ellensburg, Washington.  After graduating with a degree in Business Administration he quickly advanced to Retail Division Manager, and now with 24-years of experience with successful convenience store supervision, Shawn provides a level of expertise which includes many QSR brands including Subway, Blimpie’s, Taco Bell, SubShop and most recently, Firehouse Restaurants. 

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Matt Randish

Matt became member of the Sun Pacific Energy team in 2012 bringing with him many years of retail, wholesale, and entrepreneurial experience. His role as Wholesale Division Manager allows him to pursue long-term growth opportunities for the relationships, customers and markets of Sun Pacific Energy.  Matt’s work ethic, honesty, and integrity provides our customers the best solutions for growth and achievement of business goals.

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Janet Castellanos

Janet brings over 18 years of experience at Sun Pacific Energy.  She holds a Business Management degree from the University of Washington along with being a Senior Certified Professional with the Society for Human Resource Management.  Janet strives to ensure that Sun Pacific Energy’s employees feel motivated, useful, and appreciated.

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Chris Randish

Christopher graduated from the University of Washington in the College of Arts and Sciences. He has 14+ years of Grocery Retail Management experience within the Pacific Northwest region, most recently as Store Director for QFC. Christopher drives motivation through positivity, communication, and teamwork. Christopher has a passion for people and results, and understands you cannot achieve results without people. Coaching and developing others is the key to success. He is very excited to be a part of the S.P.E. team and continue to grow strong relationships and results for many years to come.

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Ashley Lake

Ashley began her employment at Sun Pacific Energy in 2008 filling an inventory specialist position at Golf Universe, a sporting goods retail store in the Sun Pacific Energy fleet.  Ashley quickly grasped the many facets of the fuel business and currently serves as our Finance and Contract Manager.  Her commitment to providing exemplary customer service is paramount as she represents all of Sun Pacific Energy’s values.

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Scott McKenzie

After attending Eastern Washington University, Scott returned to his home of Tri-Cities, Washington to raise his family.  With over 15 years of experience in management, operations, and sales, he accepted a position with Sun Pacific Energy in 2015 as Wholesale Sales Manager and quickly found a passion for the petroleum industry.  As a proud father of two, he adheres to the simple belief that happiness and success are achieved through faith, honesty, and hard work and strives to apply these values to all aspects of life.

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Courtney Reed

Bringing over twenty years of retail experience, Courtney Reed recently joined the Sun Pacific Energy team of employees dedicated to providing premier customer service.  As a Territory Manager in Western Washington, Courtney will utilize her many skills including attention to detail and dedicated work ethic to build strong relationships with the customers she serves.  Her retail grocery experience includes management and operations for multiple locations.

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Jason Austin

Jason Austin is a member of Sun Pacific Energy’s premier Maintenance Service team. Jason serves Eastern Washington’s customers and company-op stores with strict attention to detail and an endless list of skills.

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Lewis Hendricks

Lewis Hendricks is an integral member of the Sun Pacific Energy customer service maintenance team in Western Washington.  Lewis attends to the needs of Sun Pacific Energy’s customers and company operated stores and is well versed in compliance requirements and MMP.

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John Goodie

John Goodie is the lead maintenance technician at Sun Pacific Energy.  For nearly ten years, John has contributed his problem solving skills and technical expertise to provide outstanding customer service, and  he is also a  certified Gilbarco technician.

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