Stu Crum

Stu is the former CEO of True Blue Car Wash LLC, with 71 locations in 7 states. Stu and the majority shareholder Goldman Sachs built the chain from 25 stores, doing $25M revenue, to 71 stores, doing over $100M revenue prior to its sale to Couche Tard (Circle K). Previous to True Blue,  Stu served as the President and Chairman of Bridgestone Retail operations – a $4 billion business unit of Bridgestone Americas – In his former role he had leadership oversight of operations for 2,218 company-owned tire and automotive service centers all of which employed more than 23,000 people. With 35 years of experience in the automotive retail business, Stu also previously served as President and Chairman of Jiffy Lube International, overseeing more than 2,100 franchised service centers serving approximately 22 million customers annually throughout North America. He served as COO at Service King collision repair company.  Stu held numerous leadership roles with Shell and Texaco during his 28 -year tenure, including Vice President of National Accounts, North American Automotive Consumer Products; General Manger Strategy & Portfolio, North America; Vice President Sales & Operations, Caribbean, Central America, Northern South America, Director of Marketing, and Head of Retail at Caltex New Zealand where he oversaw the retail operations for 325 convenience stores.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Tulsa, where he attended on a football scholarship before spending three years as a professional place kicker in the NFL and USFL.

Stu currently sits on the board of Drive Automotive, a tire and service company owned by Silver Oak Services Partners, he served on the board of Vive Collision, owned by Garnett Station Partners, DRB Systems, owned by Prairie Capital, and Car Advise, LLC. Stu served on the advisory board for the Collins College of business at the University of Tulsa, he is a former trustee for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, former Chairman of Northwest Houston Young Life, and former National Vice President of the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Stu and his wife Mia reside in Spring, Texas. They have two grown married children in Houston and four adorable granddaughters.