employee profiles

Ken Weaver, Founder

Ken has been involved in the oil business since 1977 when he worked for Paul Kurtz. He has always enjoyed the diversity of the work. He also likes to see what each team member contributes to the business. Ken and his wife, Deb, live in Rothsville. They have two children: Shane married to Rachel, and Shanelle, married to Kris. They also have four exceptional grandchildren. Ken is working less hours in the business as Shane and Kris are taking the reins. Ken enjoys riding motorcycle, reading, time with the grandchildren and working on the tree farm. Ken and Deb hope to spend more time traveling. Ken would like to thank all the customers for their support.

Shane Weaver, President

Shane graduated from Millersville University in 2002 with a degree in accounting, and now resides in Lititz with his wife and two children. He is excited to be part of Weaver Energy since 2000, as it gives him the opportunity to work with a group of hard-working individuals committed to quality. In his spare time, Shane serves on Lititz Borough Council, and enjoys golf, smoked meats, anything outdoors, and volunteering.

Jami Brandt, Accounts Payable & Fuel Tax Specialist

Jami has been working for Weaver Energy in multiple capacities since 2003. She knows the business well, and is always ready to help. When Jami isn’t working, she is spending time with her husband and their two children. Jami and her family live in Manheim and enjoy spending time outside, playing volleyball, and camping.

Leslie Lefever, Office & Marketing Administrator

Leslie holds a bachelor’s degree in Communication Design and a minor in Marketing from Kutztown University. She and her wonderful husband, Don, live with their rescue dog, Gadget. They enjoy spending time with their three adult children, traveling, camping, and being creative as often as possible. She is now a proud ‘military mom’ as her son enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 2021. Leslie enjoys being helpful to all customers and feels honored to be part of the Weaver Energy team.

Trina Weaver, Customer Service Representative

Trina and her husband, Mark, live in Reamstown, and have three children and six grandchildren. She comes to Weaver Energy with customer care experience in both the fuel and food service industry. Trina is excited to join the Weaver Energy team because it’s a small, local business where she can truly get to know the customers. In her spare time, Trina enjoys canning and preserving foods, spending time in nature, caring for animals, and enjoying the presence of her children and grandchildren. Faith is an important part of how Trina lives her life.

Kris Lee, HVAC and Facilities Administrator

Kris comes to Weaver Energy with a background in extensive customer service and problem solving. He enjoys helping to manage day-to-day operations and also long term planning and big picture ideas to benefit our customers and employees. He’s always ready to help and loves to figure out ways to make things run smoothly. When he’s not working, Kris enjoys spending time with his wife, Shanelle, and their two kids, working on the family Christmas tree farm, camping, hiking, fly fishing, and hunting.

Kris Kalicicki, Transport Delivery Manager

Kris lives in Manheim with his amazing wife, Melissa, their two boys, Brayden and Jacob, and their crazy Labrador, Max. He has been in the energy industry since 2003. Kris is excited to be part of the Weaver Energy team after years of getting to know everyone through church, playing softball, and working within the industry. In his leisure time, Kris loves camping with his family, in his camper called “Oscar.”

Dan Martin, Tank Wagon Delivery Manager

Dan has been with Weaver Energy since 2014 as a delivery driver, and was promoted to Fuel Operations in 2019. His diverse driving background, experience, and thoughtfulness are a great asset to Weaver Energy. Dan is a team builder who truly enjoys serving others. He recently completed a BA in Biblical Studies at Lancaster Bible College, and is currently involved with “Lifecycles,” a program to mentor teens with bicycling and relationships. Dan and Jerilyn live in Lititz and have four children and nine grandchildren.

Steve Fox, Delivery Driver

Steve is a delivery driver, specializing in bulk transport. He is affectionately known by fellow employees as “Little Stevie Wonder” because everyone wonders how he gets so much work done! Steve lives in Clay with his wife, Wanda, and their two children. In his spare time, Steve enjoys riding around on his bicycle.

Jim Burkholder, Delivery Driver

Jim is a delivery driver, primarily providing service to farms and residences. Jim’s days growing up farming give him insight into the difficult work farmers do and how he can serve their needs better. Jim and his wife Georgette enjoy spending time with their children and grandchildren, as well as their Labrador Retriever.

Josh Martin, Delivery Driver

Josh Martin lives in Rothsville with his wife, Melinda and their Golden Retriever, Jack. In his spare time, Josh enjoys being outdoors, doing activities such as camping, four-wheeling, and biking. He is also active at their church, Dove Westgate, where he plays the drums on the worship team.

Merle Rutt, Delivery Driver

Merle joins us with 40 years of experience driving tractor and trailer – 13 of those years in the petroleum industry. Residing in New Holland, he and his wife have two sons and four grandchildren. In his spare time, he enjoys hunting and fishing, and spending time at his cabin at English Center, Lycoming County.

Rob Ocasio, Delivery Driver

Rob grew up outside of Manheim, and currently resides in Akron. In his leisure time, Rob enjoys hiking and taking day trips. He comes to Weaver Energy with eight years of fleet fueling experience. He is happy and excited to be part of the Weaver Energy team because of their strong family and moral values, the great team of coworkers, and the way that the Weaver Energy company cares for its employees.

Mark Weaver, Delivery Driver

Mark lives in Reamstown with his wife, Trina, of 36 years. They have three wonderful children and six grandchildren. In his spare time, Mark enjoy spending time with his family, participating in all clay bird shooting sports, and riding horses. He is excited to be part of the Weaver Energy team because of their shared commitment to service and detail.

Phillip Kark, Delivery Driver

Phill was raised on a small dairy farm in upstate New York, and got his CDL at age 19. Over the years, he has used it professionally to haul everything from manure and silage to hogs and feed. Phill moved to Lancaster County in 2000, where he currently resides with his amazing wife, Flossie. Together, they have four adult children and three grandchildren. In his spare time, Phill enjoys gardening, making kombucha, feta cheese and sourdough bread, as well learning new things in the fields of physics and biology. His faith in God is very important to him, as he is perpetually amazed in the way He designed our universe.

Wayne Kauffman, Delivery Driver

Wayne, and his wife, Holly, live in East Petersburg and have two children, Carter and Clara. He comes to Weaver Energy with 22 years of experience in the fuel industry. In his spare time, Wayne is an outdoorsman who enjoys hunting, fishing, cookouts, and plays golf, pickleball, tennis, and cornhole. He also enjoys music, motorcycles, and is an avid Eagles, Phillies, and Penn State fan. Wayne is excited to be part of the Weaver Energy team because it feels like being part of a family, and he appreciates everyone’s Christian faith.

John Catalano, Delivery Driver

Born in Brooklyn, New York, John spent four years in the United States Marine Corp. After serving, his family moved to Pennsylvania, where he spent 23 years of his truck driving career in food distribution, and 10 years as a petroleum tank driver. John now lives in Reading with his wife, Cathy. John has three adult children, John, Anthony, and Alexa; and three grand-daughters, Tori, Isabelle, and Julianna. In his spare time, John enjoys riding his motorcycle, working in his new woodworking shop in his basement, and spending time with his children and grand-children. He is excited to be part of the Weaver Energy team because of our relaxed work environment.

Derek Paris Frantz, Service Technician

Derek is a 2016 graduate of Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, having majored in HVAC-R (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration). He lives in Mount Joy and enjoys playing musical instruments such as guitar, ukulele, banjo, and piano.