Jennifer G. Straumins

Jennifer G. Straumins

Chairman of Maverick Performance
Products’ Board of Directors

Ms. Straumins served as the President of Calumet GP LLC, the General Partner of Calumet Specialty Products Partners LP, from January 2011 to October 2014 and served as its Chief Operating Officer from December 2009 to October 2014.  Ms. Straumins also held the position of Executive Vice President of Calumet GP LLC from December 2009 until December 2012 and served as its Senior Vice President February 2007 until December 2009.  From January 2006 to February 2007, Ms. Straumins served as Vice President of Investor Relations.  Ms. Straumins served in various capacities in financial planning and economics for its predecessor from 2002 to 2006.  Jennifer was a key executive member of the IPO team for Calumet Specialty Products Partners in 2006 and subsequently built the organization into a Fortune 500 company under her leadership.  During her tenure, Calumet grew revenue from $430 million in 2003 to $5.8 billion in 2014.  Jennifer’s team also closed on 12 strategic acquisitions totaling $2 billion in a 3-year period and managed a $2.6 billion budget for organic growth projects.  Prior to joining Calumet Lubricants in 2002, Ms. Straumins held financial planning positions with Great Lakes Chemical Company and Exxon Chemical Company.  Ms. Straumins received a B.E. in Chemical Engineering from Vanderbilt University and her MBA from the University of Kansas.