Brian K. Partee

Senior Vice President

Brian K. Partee

Mr. Partee is senior vice president of MPLX GP LLC. He is also chief global optimization officer of Marathon Petroleum Corporation.  

Mr. Partee joined Marathon in 1995 as an accountant in Marathon Pipe Line. He progressed through positions of increasing responsibility before being named territory manager in the Wholesale Marketing southern region in 2004, district sales manager in 2006 and coordinating manager in 2008. In 2009, Mr. Partee was named commercial director for Speedway. In 2012, he was named vice president, Business Development and Franchise at Speedway. He served as MPC's manager of crude oil logistics and analysis beginning in 2014 and was named director of Business Development in 2017. He was named vice president, Business Development in February 2018 and senior vice president, Marketing in October 2018. In 2021, he was named senior vice president, Global Clean Products and assumed his current position in 2024.

Mr. Partee holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Bowling Green State University and an MBA from the University of Findlay. He is a past attendee of the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies.

Mr. Partee is a member of the American Petroleum Institute, where he previously served on the marketing subcommittee. Mr. Partee serves on the board of trustees at the University of Findlay.