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Nancy Coop Heads Marketing for Cetane Associates

KENT, Conn. – February 2, 2021 – Cetane Associates LLC announces that Nancy Coop has been promoted to Director of Marketing and is heading up the financial advisory firm’s marketing activities. For the past year, Nancy has worked as a consultant supporting Cetane Associates’ business development efforts and industry relationships. She contributes more than 15 years of experience in the propane industry including serving as a  business development executive at Ferrellgas and as president and owner of Jarco, the bobtail manufacturing company. Her industry advocacy is highlighted by her role as the founding chair of the NPGA Women in Propane Council and having been named to the 2020 LPGas Hall of Fame.

Steve Abbate, Managing Director and Principal of Cetane, commented “We are thrilled to have Nancy step in as our marketing director. It became evident that Nancy had a natural talent in marketing and her knowledge of business development, the propane and heating oil industries, and her involvement in industry associations made her an ideal choice to lead the marketing efforts for our growing company. Her nationwide industry reach is a key factor in helping our business to serve clients coast-to-coast.”


About Cetane Associates LLC

Cetane is a leading provider of financial advisory services to business owners in the retail energy distribution industry. Clients engage Cetane to advise on sales, spin-offs, and acquisitions, as well as perform valuation and ad hoc corporate finance assignments. For more information, please visit

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We were very pleased to have such a knowledgeable and experienced company in our corner with the team at Cetane. It was obvious that they knew the best process and how to get the ball over the goal line. Their advice throughout the process was greatly appreciated and we thoroughly enjoyed working with them.

— Steve Lombardi, Brodeur’s Oil, Moosup, CT