Our People

At Boswell Oil Company in Athens, GA, our employees have significant experience in the petroleum and lubrication industry. From our sales staff to corporate leadership, our entire professional staff always puts our customers first.

Bob Boswell – CEOplaceholder-253x320

As his father prepared to retire, Bob Boswell joined the family business in 1984 and now serves as president and CEO of the company. At one time or another, he has worn every hat at Boswell, learning the business inside and out. Now, he keeps the company growing and provides the leadership and direction necessary within today’s rapidly changing market while ensuring the highest level of integrity in all dealings with staff, suppliers and customers.

Jim Kennedy – Vice Presidentjim-kennedy-253x320

Jim grew up a friend of the Boswell family. He performed casual labor in Thomson as a teenager and came to Athens with RMB III to open a new warehouse in 1984. Jim was promoted to VP in 1999. He earned his BS from Augusta College, is a Member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, confirmation class leader and usher. Jim is married to Patty and they have two boys, Hugh and Craig. Jim enjoys golf, Army football and spending time with his family.

Brian Smith – Controllerbrian-smith-239x320

With more than 10 years of service, Brian manages the financial department at Boswell Oil Company. His back-office accounting experience includes quarterly and annual audits, multi-state tax reporting, balance sheet reconciliation, generating income statements, sales reporting, cashflow management, payroll and 401k administration, profit and loss statement preparation, and computer support. Brian is a graduate of the University of Georgia, with a B.A. in Economics.  Before coming to Boswell Oil Company, he gained tax experience as an agent with the Georgia Dept. of Revenue.  Brian is involved in the local community, and volunteers with the Oconee Regional Humane Society.

Tyler Jarman – Marketing Managertyler-jarman-253x320

Tyler is a graduate of the University of Georgia, with a BBA in Marketing. As marketing Manager, he is the face of Boswell Oil to many of our customers. Since joining the company in February of 2006, Tyler has worn multiple hats within the organization, including assisting in the implementation and maintenance of technology that remotely gauges customer inventory and sales. This technology allows Boswell to ensure customers’ lubrication and energy needs are served in an efficient and timely manner. He acts as a liaison for Chevron in implementing programs such as image standards and customer service training. Tyler also works with our accounting team developing various performance reports.

Wesley Bennett – Marketing Specialistwesley-bennett-253x320

Wesley Bennett joined Boswell Oil in 2000. As a marketing/sales associate he brings knowledge and technical skills to help existing and future customers with solutions related to lubrication issues. He also manages the ISOCLEAN Services operation, which includes Chevron ISOCLEAN Certified Lubricants, filtration, and dehydration. He has certificates of completion from Chevron in Phase I Technical Products, Phase II Products and Applications and 1st Source Industrial, Construction, On Highway Transportation, Natural Gas, and Auto Installed lubrication courses and workshops. He is designated a Certified Lubrication Specialist (CLS) by the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE). Before joining Boswell Oil Company, Wesley spent time in the horticultural industry as a sales associate, site development, project coordinator and corporate auditor in the hotel industry. He holds a BA in Business Management from Georgia State University and an Accounting Equivalency from the University of Georgia. He has been married to his wife, Jane, for 27 years and they have two sons, 25 and 21 years of age. He served as a board member of Downtown Ministries, Inc. from 2008 – 2015 helping to launch a school focusing on at risk youth in Athens, Georgia; is a member of Redeemer Presbyterian Church of Athens, and a member of the Presidents Club at Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, MI. His hobbies include reading, golfing, hunting, clay target shooting, gardening and farming.

Rusty Stewart – Marketing Representativerusty-stewart-253x320

Starting with the Company in May 2010, Rusty Stewart works in Sales and marketing  for Boswell Oil Co and helps support a focus in the commercial and industrial sector of the business.  He develops and maintains relationships with new and existing customers, providing them with guidance and advice for their fuel and lubricant requirements.

Robert Boswell IV – Sales & Marketing Representativerobert-boswell-jr-253x320

An Athens, GA native, Robert grew up around Boswell Oil painting tanks, sweeping the warehouse, and filling and labeling pails. He attended Mercer University where he studied business management and played club lacrosse. He also met his wife, Emily, at Mercer and they now live in Augusta, GA where she works as a CPA. Robert is active in the Augusta Chamber of Commerce and enjoys hunting, gardening and throwing the frisbee with his dog, Lexi.

Kristin Meyer – Field Support Specialistkristin-meyer-253x320

Kristin Meyer is a Field Support Specialist at Boswell Oil Company, a gasoline, diesel fuels and lubricants distributor in the Southeast. Prior to joining Boswell, Ms. Meyer worked on the Marketing team for over 10 years at Mansfield Oil Company, a fuel and energy services provider in the United States and Canada. Kristin served on the Mansfield Golf Classic Committee for 5+ years, one of the largest golf tournament fundraisers in the United States raising more than $4.3M in 29 years for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Kristin Meyer holds a B.A. in Consumer Economics from the University of Georgia.

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