Modern Gas Announces Leadership Promotions and Celebrates Industry Recognition
Tuesday, August 22nd, 2023
Modern Gas Company, a leading propane services, and home appliance provider, is pleased to announce significant leadership promotions that reflect its dedication to ongoing growth and innovation. The family-owned business has proudly promoted Mark Holloway from President to CEO, signaling a strategic shift toward the future of Modern Gas. Additionally, Wendy Salter, a devoted and instrumental member of the Modern Gas team, has been appointed as the new President.
Salter's remarkable journey with Modern Gas began in 1993 when she joined the company as a young professional eager to build her career. From her initial role in data entry, Salter's unyielding commitment and dedication drove her through various positions, including retail sales and management. Her influence was central to the company's expansion from a modest office in downtown Albany, GA, to an large retail space in Leesburg, GA. Salter provided integral leadership in acquiring a family-owned business, enriching Modern Gas's offerings with home appliances. Her visionary approach also led to the creation of the acclaimed Modern Gas Rib Showdown, which has grown into a sizeable BBQ competition and is set to host its first sanctioned competition in partnership with the Georgia Barbeque Association this fall.
Salter's promotion to President is a testament to her leadership qualities, honed through her comprehensive experience within Modern Gas. Her journey from the ground up has given her a first-hand understanding of the challenges faced by each department, enabling her to foster a cohesive and collaborative work environment that empowers the entire team. Under her guidance, Modern Gas has achieved impressive team retention while maintaining the cherished "family" atmosphere, even amidst substantial growth.
"I am excited about the future of Modern Gas Company," says Salter. "I envision introducing innovative propane products and services that will elevate the communities Modern Gas serves." This forward-thinking mindset aligns seamlessly with Modern Gas's commitment to pushing the boundaries of its industry. In a remarkable achievement, Salter has been named one of the top ten Industry Innovators of 2023 by Butane Propane News magazine. This recognition further underscores Wendy's pivotal role in shaping the industry's future and her commitment to pioneering new approaches.
"As Modern Gas Company enters this exciting new phase of leadership, the company remains steadfast in its core values of excellence, innovation, and community service," says Holloway. "I believe that by combining my strategic vision and Wendy's capable leadership Modern Gas is poised to achieve even greater milestones in the years ahead."