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Management Team

David Wiessman

Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors

Mr. D. Wiessman was appointed Chairman of the board of directors of our General Partner in August 2012. Mr. D. Wiessman served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alon Energy from July 2000 until May 2015 and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Alon Energy from its formation in 2000 until May 2005. Mr. D. Wiessman has over 30 years of oil industry and marketing experience. From 1994 to 2015, Mr. D. Wiessman served as a director of Alon Israel Oil Company, Ltd., or Alon Israel, and served as its Chief Executive Officer and President from 1994 to 2014. In 1987, Mr. D. Wiessman became Chief Executive Officer of, and a stockholder in, Bielsol Investments (1987) Ltd., or Bielsol. In 1976, after serving in the Israeli Air Force, he became Chief Executive Officer of Bielsol Ltd., a privately-owned Israeli company that owns and operates gasoline stations and owns real estate in Israel. Mr. D. Wiessman served as Chief Executive Officer of Alon Blue Square-Israel, Ltd., which is listed on the NYSE and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, or TASE, from 2013 to 2015, and was its Executive Chairman of the Board of its Directors from 2003 to 2013. Mr. Wiessman also served as Chairman of Blue Square Real Estate Ltd., which is listed on the TASE, from 2006 to 2015, and Executive Chairman of the Board and President of Dor-Alon Energy Israel (1988) Ltd., which is listed on the TASE, from 2005 to 2015, and all of which are subsidiaries of Alon Israel.

Jeff Morris

Vice Chairman of the Board

Mr. Morris was appointed Vice Chairman of the Board of our General Partner in November 2012. Mr. Morris served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alon Energy from May 2011 to May 2015 and a director from May 2005 to May 2016. Mr. Morris served as Alon Energy's Chief Executive Officer from May 2005 to May 2011, as Chief Executive Officer of Alon Energy's subsidiaries from July 2000 to May 2011, Alon Energy's President from May 2005 until March 2010 and President of its operating subsidiaries from July 2000 until March 2010. Prior to joining Alon Energy, he held various positions at Fina, Inc., where he began his career in 1974. Mr. Morris served as Vice President of Fina's SouthEastern Business Unit from 1998 to 2000 and as Vice President of its SouthWestern Business Unit from 1995 to 1998. In these capacities, he was responsible for both the Big Spring refinery and Fina's Port Arthur refinery and the crude oil gathering assets and marketing activities for both business units.

Alan Moret

Interim Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Moret was appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer of our general partner in January 2017. Mr. Moret was appointed Senior Vice President of Supply of our general partner in August 2012. Mr. Moret served as Senior Vice President of Supply of Alon Energy from August 2008 to July 2017. Mr. Moret served as Alon Energy's Senior Vice President of Asphalt Operations from August 2006 to August 2008, with responsibility for asphalt operations and marketing at Alon Energy's refineries and asphalt terminals. Mr. Moret has also served as an officer of Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. since July 2008. Prior to joining Alon Energy, Mr. Moret was President of Paramount Petroleum Corporation from November 2001 to August 2006. Prior to joining Paramount Petroleum Corporation, Mr. Moret held various positions with Atlantic Richfield Company, most recently as President of ARCO Crude Trading, Inc. from 1998 to 2000 and as President of ARCO Seaway Pipeline Company from 1997 to 1998.

Shai Even

President and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Even was appointed President and Chief Financial Officer of our general partner in January 2017. Mr. Even previously held the position of Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Director of our general partner since August 2012. Mr. Even has served as Senior Vice President of Alon Energy since August 2008, Vice President of Alon Energy from May 2005 to August 2008 and as Alon Energy's Chief Financial Officer since December 2004. Mr. Even also served as Alon Energy's Treasurer from August 2003 until March 2007. Prior to joining Alon Energy, Mr. Even served as Chief Financial Officer of DCL Technologies, Ltd. from 1996 to July 2003 and prior to that worked for KPMG LLP from 1993 to 1996. Mr. Even has also been a director of Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. since July 2008 and Alon Brands, Inc. since November 2008. Mr. Even stepped down as director of our general partner in November 2012.

Jimmy C. Crosby

Senior Vice President of Refining and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Crosby was appointed Senior Vice President - Refining, in March 2013. Prior to being appointed to this position, Mr. Crosby served as Vice President of Refining from August 2012 and Chief Operating Officer of the general partner of Alon USA Partners, LP from November 2012. Mr. Crosby has served as Vice President of Refining-Big Spring since January 2010, with responsibility for operations at the Big Spring refinery. Prior to this, Mr. Crosby served as Vice President of Refining-California Refineries from March 2009 until January 2010, as Vice President of Refining and Supply from May 2007 to March 2009, as Vice President of Supply and Planning from May 2005 to May 2007 and as General Manager of Business Development and Planning from August 2000 to May 2005. Prior to joining Alon Energy, Mr. Crosby worked with Atofina Petrochemicals, Inc. from 1996 to August 2000 where he last held the position of Manager of Planning and Economics for the Big Spring refinery.

Claire Hart

Senior Vice President

Mr. Hart was appointed Senior Vice President of our general partner in August 2012. Mr. Hart has served as Senior Vice President of Alon Energy since January 2004 and also served as Alon Energy's Chief Financial Officer and Vice President from August 2000 to January 2004. In addition, Mr. Hart has been an officer of Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. since July 2008. Prior to joining Alon Energy, Mr. Hart held various positions in the Finance, Accounting and Operations departments of FINA for 13 years, serving as Treasurer from 1998 to August 2000 and as General Manager of Credit Operations from 1997 to 1998.

Michael Oster

Senior Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions

Mr. Oster was appointed Senior Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions of our general partner in August 2012. Mr. Oster has served as Senior Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions of Alon Energy since August 2008 and has served as an officer of Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. since August 2009. Prior to joining Alon Energy, Mr. Oster was a partner in the Israeli law firm of Yehuda Raveh and Co.

James A. Ranspot

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Mr. Ranspot was appointed to the position of Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in March 2013. Mr. Ranspot has served as our Chief Legal Counsel - Corporate from August 2010 until March 2013, and Assistant General Counsel from June 2006 - August 2010. Prior to joining Alon, Mr. Ranspot practiced corporate and securities law, with a focus on public and private merger and acquisition transactions and public securities offerings.

Jeff A. Brorman

Vice President of Refining-Big Spring

Mr. Brorman was appointed Vice President of Refining-Big Spring, in March 2013. Prior to being appointed to this position, Mr. Brorman has served in the following positions at the Big Spring Refinery: Operations Manager from January 2009 to March 2013, Technical Manager from May 2005 to January 2009 including Refinery Rebuild Manager from February 2008 to October 2008, Capital Projects Manager from May 2004 to May 2005, Southside Operations Superintendent from August 2000 to May 2004, Prior to joining Alon, Mr. Brorman worked with Atofina Petrochemicals, Inc. from August 1996 to August 2000 as a mechanical engineer.

Kyle McKeen

Vice President of Wholesale Marketing

Mr. McKeen was appointed Vice President of Wholesale Marketing of our general partner in August 2012. Mr. McKeen has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Alon Brands, Inc., Alon Energy's subsidiary that manages retail and branded marketing operations, since May 2008. From 2005 to 2008, Mr. McKeen served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Carter Energy, an independent energy marketer supporting over 600 retailers by providing fuel supply, merchandising and marketing support, and consulting services. Prior to joining Carter Energy in 2005, Mr. McKeen was a member of the Board of Managers of Alon USA Interests, LLC from September 2002 to 2005 and held numerous positions of increasing responsibilities with Alon Energy, including Vice President of Marketing.