Our Team

Patrick Boss – Vice President, Operations
Patrick has over 20 years of experience in the lubricants industry. He has held management positions in purchasing, information technology, supply chain and plant management. Prior to joining Nu-Tier Brands, Patrick worked for CITGO Petroleum, Olympic Oil and Gordon Terminal. Patrick is a graduate from Southern Illinois University and received an Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Tulsa.
Contact Patrick at 918-550-8026, Ext. 507 or patb507@nu-tierbrands.com

Steve Martin - Director, Accounting & Finance
Steve has 30 years of experience in accounting and finance in public accounting, manufacturing, and retail sectors.  He has held senior management positions with experience in taxation, employee benefit plans, strategic planning, budgeting, compliance and auditing.  Before joining Nu-Tier Brands, Steve worked as Chief Financial Officer for Reasor's (largest independent supermarket chain in Oklahoma) and Farm Fresh (dairy and bakery product manufacturer).  Steve is a graduate of Oklahoma State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Contact Steve at 918-550-8026, Ext. 502 or stevem502@nu-tierbrands.com

Vince Huschle – Vice President of Sales
Vince has over 32 years of experience in sales and marketing, with 19 years in supervisory/management roles.  He began his career in the lubricants business in a direct sales territory with a major oil supplier and was quickly promoted to a distributor sales position supporting multiple distributors in New England.  Vince's career also included time working for a small refinery in Pennsylvania, which manufactured and marketed the Gulf brand.  For the past 13 years, Vince held the position of Director of Sales & Marketing for a major lubricants distributor managing 5 sales managers and 46 territory sales managers. 
Contact Vince at 918-734-8499 or vinceh516@nu-tierbrands.com

Erik Ross – Director of Business Development
Erik, a graduate of Glenville State College in West Virginia, brings over 20 years of sales experience to the Nu-Tier team. He is an experienced national sales manager in the industrial market, and is skilled in negotiations, petroleum, business planning, operations management, engineering and sales. 
Contact Erik at 724-309-3269 or erikr514@nu-tierbrands.com

Michael Crafts - Territory Sales Manager
Michael has over 22 years of lubricants and automotive industry experience, including management experience with one of the largest lubricants distributors in the Northeast in the area of preventative maintenance and specialty chemicals. Michael's consistent growth and successes along with his ability to build relationships with clients and truly understand their goals and needs make him a perfect fit for the Nu-Tier Brands team. He will be responsible for all sales and business development activities in the 6 New England states as well as New York and New Jersey. 
Contact Michael at 918-606-2322 or mikec511@nu-tierbrands.com

Nathan Hughes - Territory Sales Manager
Nathan brings over 18 years of experience in the sales field, including 3 years with one of the largest lubricant distributors in the Northeast. He has spent time both working in the manufacturing field, and then on the sales side supporting all facets of industry. His responsibilities will include all activities in the Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Western New York territory. Nathan is a graduate of Grove City College in Pennsylvania, and has a degree in Mechanical Engineering. 
Contact Nathan at 918-398-3213 or nathanh512@nu-tierbrands.com

Mike Labus - Director of Product Technology
Mike brings over 35 years experience in the field of oil analysis, product development and lubricant application to Nu-Tier Brands. He is an active member in the Society of Tribologists and Lubricating Engineers (STLE) and has acquired many professional accreditations in the field of lubrication. Mike is a Certified Lubrication Specialist (CLS) and has successfully passed extensive testing through the National Lubricating Grease Institute (NLGI) and is a Certified Lubricating Grease Specialist (CLGS). 
Contact Mike at 918-550-8026, Ext. 504 or mikel504@nu-tierbrands.com

Cheryl Cato - Customer Service and Logistics Administrator
Cheryl has over 25 years of working experience with lubricant order management, customer service, transportation services, shipping source points, operations, and sales.  She previously worked with CITGO Petroleum Corporation as their Export Coordinator in their transportation department, handling their packaged lubricant export shipments.  Cheryl is a graduate of Oklahoma Wesleyan University. 
Contact Cheryl at 918-550-8026, Ext. 505, 1-877-771-5823, or Cherylc505@nu-tierbrands.com