Director of Autogas Business Development
Propane Education & Research Council
Stephen Whaley is the Director of Autogas Business Development for the Propane Education & Research Council. Whaley manages the over-the-road market portfolio for PERC. He is responsible for growing propane autogas market share in on-highway light-, medium- and heavy-duty vehicle markets. He focuses on new product research and development, product launches, maintenance and growth in existing market segments, as well as potential new market development opportunities.
Before joining PERC in January of 2020, Whaley ran his own clean transportation consulting company. His background also includes eastern U.S. regional sales manager for Agility Fuel Solutions where he developed class 7 and 8 vehicle fleet markets for natural gas. Whaley was formerly a director of business development for Roush CleanTech and performed Autogas research and business development for Blossman Propane. He has a bachelor’s degree in industrial arts education from Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University and a master’s degree in industrial education from Clemson University. He has lifetime postsecondary teaching credentials from the State of California.