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Pilot Flying J Executives
Adam Wright

Adam Wright

Chief Executive Officer

Adam L. Wright serves as chief executive officer for Pilot. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, Pilot is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway and employs 30,000 team members.

Founded in 1958, Pilot has grown to become one of the leading suppliers of fuel and the largest network of travel centers in North America. The company supplies more than 15 billion gallons of fuel per year and has an industry-leading network of more than 870 fueling locations. With the third largest tanker fleet in North America, Pilot also provides end-to-end logistics solutions, gasoline, diesel and crude hauling, and saltwater disposal in the nation’s busiest oil production basins.

Adam has over two decades of experience as a leader in the energy sector and brings expertise in strategic planning and operational excellence. Before joining Pilot, Adam most recently served as chief operating officer of Pacific Gas & Electric Company, one of the nation’s largest combined natural gas and electric providers.

Prior to that, Adam’s previous experience was within the Berkshire Hathaway Energy family of businesses, beginning in 1996. He held leadership roles in program and project management, marketing and customer service, renewable energy development, operations, and as president and CEO of MidAmerican Energy Company.

Adam earned his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2002. Past board service includes the Nuclear Energy Institute, Iowa Business Council, Iowa Utility Association, American Gas Association, Governor Reynolds’ COVID-19 Economic Recovery Advisory Board, Rejuvi Ventures, LLC, John R. Grubb YMCA, Science Center of Iowa, Tom Osborne’s Teammates, and Hope Center for Kids.

Adam has been married to his wife Sabrina for 22 years and together they have two kids, Kenedy and Adam, who are both enrolled in college. Adam was an All-American running back for University of Nebraska at Omaha football from 1997-2000 and was a fullback on the New York Giants roster for the 2001 and 2002 seasons. He enjoys spending time with family and close friends, traveling, and audiobooks.

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