Senior Member Details

Gerald Beck

Vice President, General Manager of Operations

Gerald Beck is Vice President and General Manager of Operations. He is responsible on a day-to-day basis for the safe and reliable operations of Colonial’s 5,500 miles of pipeline and the 100 million gallons of gasoline and other fuels delivered every day. Gerald has served in this role since June, 2017.

In his previous role as Northeast District Director of Operations, Gerald was responsible for operations, maintenance, and compliance activities. He joined Colonial in 1978. During his nearly 39 year tenure, Gerald has transitioned from engineering and construction roles to various leadership positions in project management. He has served as Projects Leader, Project Manager, Operational Excellence Team Leader, and Virginia Area Manager. Gerald was also instrumental in developing two pipeline expansion projects, and developing a Prevention and Detection Program which led to the creation of Colonial’s original operations philosophy and documented best practices procedures.

Gerald earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He also holds PMP certification from the Project Management Institute.

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