VERONA, VA – November 15, 2016 – Dixie Gas and Oil Corporation, a leading provider of propane and petroleum products in Western and Central Virginia, today announced that Nick Alexander has been appointed as area manager for the Company’s branch offices in Lexington and Covington, Virginia. Mr. Alexander joined Dixie in April of this year and has worked since in various roles in preparation for this
“As our company continues to grow, we remain dedicated to core values that have made Dixie successful for more than 70 years – we focus on providing the best service and highest value to our customers,” said Christopher C. Earhart, president of Dixie Gas and Oil. “Nick’s background and experience prepare him well for this customer focus and we are pleased to have him on the Dixie team.”
Mr. Alexander earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and preK-12 Art Education certification from James Madison University and a Master’s degree in Art Therapy and Counseling from Eastern Virginia Medical School. Prior to joining Dixie Gas and Oil, Mr. Alexander was most recently a Primary Therapist for Harbor Point Behavioral Health Center in Portsmouth, Virginia. His background also includes other Therapist and Counselor positions in the Hampton Roads area, as well as middle and elementary art education positions in Culpeper and Augusta counties for seven years. While attending High School and College, he worked part-time at Dixie Gas and Oil.
“I am delighted to return to the Shenandoah Valley where I grew up,” said Mr. Alexander. “It is a wonderful place to live and raise a family and I’m pleased to join the team at Dixie.”
Mr. Alexander’s area includes customers served in Rockbridge, Alleghany, Bath, Amherst and Botetourt counties. He is a native of Augusta County and resides in Lexington with his wife, Lynn, and their two sons, Noah and Ben.