Vice President of Retail Automotive
Edward Harper was named vice president of retail automotive in November 2015, a promotion from his previous role as director of Jiffy Lube, retail construction and maintenance operations. Harper now oversees Big O Tires operations for MFA Oil and retail construction.
Harper joined MFA Oil in 1995 and has worked in a variety of roles, including supervisory positions with Break Time, Jiffy Lube and Big O Tires. He began his career in the retail automotive industry working for a carwash and Jiffy Lube franchisee in Springfield, Mo., for 10 years. Harper is a graduate of State Fair Community College in Sedalia, Mo., with a degree in business management. He grew up on a family farm in Smithton, Mo., raising cattle and row crops.