We are the May & Carter Oil Company team and would like to introduce ourselves:

Johnny Carter (President/Owner)


The heart and soul of May & Carter resides in the personality and determination of John L. Carter.  He has over 45 years of experience in the petroleum industry, beginning at the young age of 15.  Knowing the business from the ground up is what it takes to thrive in any good business, and Johnny is no exception.  He has utilized his knowledge and understanding of the industry to build and mold May & Carter into what you are able to see today.  The company's loved strategy of making things into a "win-win" situation was started by Johnny many years ago.  He fully understands that it takes all kinds of people and there are many ways to complete a task, but there may be only one solution that works for everyone.  "Excellence is only achieved when we work together to make an outcome that everyone can live with."

John W. Carter (Vice-President)


The son of Johnny Carter, John has been working on and off for May & Carter since the age of 12.  In 2005 he made the move to May & Carter permanent and took over customer relations with the company. John has a Batchelor's Degree from Hampden-Sydney College, providing him with a true liberal arts education.  Over the past few years he has expanded his expertise in the field learning from his father and those around him.  Currently some of the tasks that he oversees include day to day operations, human resources, customer relations, and new business.  John's passion for the business grows everyday through the ever expanding industry.  Continuing with the energy and focus learned from his father John hopes to see May & Carter continue to grow and to serve its customers with great prices, service, and quality products.    

Steve Ward (Vice-President/Maintenance)


Coming to May & Carter from a long line of service and equipment companies, Steve joined May & Carter in 2007. Steve has been instrumental in helping the company to roll out a fully equipped service department.  His expertise has helped to deliver on site upgrades with the approval of the oil companies, and he pioneered the "Do It Yourself" program for BP's - Price Rollback.  Steve oversees the day to day operation of the companies maintenance team, contractor relations, site upgrades, new construction, and rental buildings. His passion for the industry and his family spirit fit right in with the May & Carter family. 

Jesse Roberts (CFO)


Jesse joined May & Carter in 2012 as the CFO. Previously he worked as a CFO for two banks, a career that spanned 33 years. He has a Master's Degree from Georgia State University and holds a CPA Certificate from Florida. He was drawn to May & Carter by Johnny's energy and personality. His current role is to oversee accounting operations and complete month and year-end financial reporting.

Melissa Barnes (Vendor Invoice & Commission Sales Processing)


When Melissa joined the office team at May & Carter she already had a deep rooted history with the company. One of her first jobs was working at Park Avenue BP in Jackson, first as a cashier and later as book keeper. Before coming to May & Carter she worked at a law firm in Griffin Georgia where she assisted in their day to day operations. While at May & Carter she has completed her Masters in Business Administration. Her role at the office involves managing and processing of all fuel invoices for accounts payable. She also processes and collects the settlement shift reports for C & M Oil Company the commission based sales side of May & Carter. 

Lois Delauter (Contractor Accounts Payable & Customer Accounts Receivable)


Lois has been ionteracting with May & Carter for many years. With her background in banking she has seen May & carter eviolve and change through her employment with McIntosh State Bank. In 2011 she left banking and began working with accounts payables side of May & Carter. Currently she settles customers' accounts receivables and handles all accounts payabels for service and equipment supply vendors.

Andy Cecil (Sales)


Andy came on board with May & Carter in late 2014 with a long history in the jobbership community. Formerly working for Willis Oil Company, Andy handled day to day operations and sales, and any other task needed by Willis Oil. Andy's wealth of knowledge in serving custoemrs extends from running multiple stores to writing contracts. His servive to May & Carter's custoerms will be to assits customers with their daily and operational needs.

Cole McLaurin (Dispatch)


Cole has returned to May & Carter after being employed in 1994 part time for two years (1994-1996) while attending Gordon College. During those two years Cole worked on the delivery and maintenance side. He stocked the warehouse, delivered oil (cases & drums), helped work on pumps, and pressure washed. He then worked 13 years (1996-2009) for McLaurin Graphics in management and the sales sides of the office supply and printing industry. Cole was also employed with Patriot Fire Protection for 3 years (2009-2013, where he was a service technician. Returning back to May & Carter in May 2013, Cole now serves as dispatch supervisor and as a sales representative to May & Carter's customers in the field.

Jeremy Davis (Dispatch)


In mid-year 2014 Jeremy started with May & Carter as a dispatcher for fuel and maintenance. He was discovered by May & Carter as a Verizon store sales associate, and May & Carter saw a fit within its team. Jeremy's role in dispatch includes customer orders, May & Carter keep full orders, common carrier orders, and driver shceduling.

Mal Hardin (Maintenance)


For over 35 years Mal has worked with May & Carter. He began his time with the company as a truck drive, but it was discovered that his talents for mainteance were much more needed within the day to day operations. Mal has served May & Carter with dedication and hard work for 2 generations. Currently his duties include servicing equipment repair needs for the maintenance department.

Ray Peek (Maintenance)


Begining in 1983 Ray was a route driver for May & Carter, hauling tank wagon loads to and from farms, homes, and businesses. The decades of service given to May & Carter show his loyalty and commitment to his job. Ray's capabilites show that as May & Carter has changed he has made adjustments to his work to fit the need. Now working within the maintenance department Ray focuses on assiting stores in maintaining a clean  and respectful forecourt image, and assits with minor reparis for service as needed.

Brian Stone (Maintenance)


Briand has known the Carter's for most of his life. Growing up he attened Boy Scouts with John W. Carter where Johnny Carter was the Scout Master. In August 2011 May & Carter needed assitance with some work at customer's locations. Since that time Brian has begun learning service work and repair. He now preforms the duties of repair technitian and other location service needs.

Scott Nyman (Maintenance)


As May & carter has grown signifigantly since 2012, Scott has been hired by May & Carter for various repairs on locations. Coming on full time with the company in December 2014, Scott's role with the maintenance department is more building and canopy related than pump repair. With a background in roffing the instaltion of LED canopy lights is now done mostly in house by May & Carter for our company owned locations. Light structural repair and building maintenance is Scott's main duty for the company.

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Jackson, GA 30233


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