Cheek elected 2012 PEI president

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Joey Cheek, president of JMP Solutions Inc., Tampa, Fla., has been elected by the members of the Petroleum Equipment Institute to serve as president of the organization. He most recently served as PEI’s vice president. Cheek was elected during PEI’s 61st annual convention and trade show in Chicago and will take office Jan. 1, 2012. He replaces Dennis Rethmeier, president of Western Pump Inc. of San Diego.

Cheek has served as the president of JMP Solutions since 2003. Founded in 1963, JMP Solutions provides sales, service, installation, design, engineering and fuel facility construction of C-Stores, service stations, car care centers, fuel depots and garage facilities. Cheek has served as chairman of the PEI Convention/Education Committee, on the PEI board of directors and the PEI Executive Committee. He is currently a member of the Pioneer 10-Group and the Installation of Underground Liquid Storage Systems Committee.

“Joey has been an active advocate for the Petroleum Equipment Institute and its activities for many years and, as such, will make a great president,” says Robert Renkes, PEI executive vice president. “We look forward to welcoming Joey to his new position and are convinced that his time as president will provide long-term benefits for PEI and its member companies.”