Claire A. Hart

Claire A. Hart

Claire A. Hart

Senior Vice President

Claire A. Hart is Senior Vice President of Alon. Hart joined the company when it was formed in August 2000 after Alon Israel Oil Co., LTD purchased the downstream assets of Atofina Petrochemicals, Inc. (FINA).

Prior to being named Senior Vice President in January 2004, Hart served as Alon’s Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. As Senior Vice President, Hart oversees the company's information technology, human resources, and business process management departments.

Hart brings more than 30 years of professional experience to Alon, including 13 years with FINA, Inc., where he held various positions, including the posts of Insurance Risk Manager, General Manager of Credit Operations and Treasurer. Prior to his FINA experience, he worked as a Senior Manager at the accounting/consulting firm of KPMG, where he assisted companies in the energy, utility and manufacturing industries to help improve their financial processes and systems.

Hart is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and a member of the American Institute of CPA's and the Texas Society of CPA's. In addition, Hart belongs to a variety of professional and civic organizations. He is a graduate of Oklahoma State University where he earned a bachelor's of business administration degree in accounting.