Matthew P. Clifton
Mr. Clifton was appointed to the Board in 2018 and is chair of the Board’s Marketing and Midstream Committee.
Mr. Clifton retired in November 2017 as Chairman of Holly Logistic Services, L.L.C (“HLS”), a subsidiary of HollyFrontier Corporation (“HFC”) and the general partner of Holly Energy Partners, L.P. (“HEP”). HEP is a publicly held master limited partnership that provides petroleum product and crude oil transportation, terminalling, storage and throughput services to the petroleum industry. Mr. Clifton had previously served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HLS from 2004 through 2013, Executive Chairman of HLS from January 2014 to February 2014 and Chairman of the Board of HLS from February 2014 to November 2017.
Mr. Clifton also served as President of Holly Corporation from 1995 to 2006 and Chief Executive Officer of Holly Corporation from 2006 until its merger with Frontier Oil Corporation in 2011 that formed HFC. Holly Corporation was an independent petroleum refiner and marketer that produced high value light products such as gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel and specialty lubricant products and had principal operations in the Delaware Basin. He served as Executive Chairman of HFC from 2011 until his retirement effective January 1, 2013. HFC is an independent petroleum refiner and marketer that produces high value light products such as gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel and other specialty products.
Mr. Clifton holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from St. Joseph’s University. Mr. Clifton serves as a valuable resource for the Board with his in-depth experience in the midstream oil and natural gas industry and his public company leadership.