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Lloyd ‘Anson’ Scoville is the Chief Executive Officer of Wallis Companies, a family-owned petroleum distributor and convenience store operator in the Midwest. Founded in 1968 in Cuba, Missouri, Wallis operates 65+ locations and employs over 1,100 team members across Missouri, Illinois, and Kansas and includes such retail brands as On the Run, Dirt Cheap and U-Gas with divisions including Wholesale Fuels, Commercial Fuels, Lubricants, Transport, Car Wash and a fresh food Commissary. Wallis Companies is the largest woman-owned business in Missouri with 2018 revenues exceeding $1B. Prior to joining Wallis Companies in the fall of 2013, Anson served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of BAMKO, a promotional marketing and advertising company based in Los Angeles, California. He began his career as a professional actor, performing in several movies, television shows, theater plays, and commercials. Anson is an Eagle Scout, a Certified Management Accountant and is a member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO). He is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts (BFA) and holds his MS in Accounting from California State University Los Angeles. Anson is a member of the 2020 Class of Henry Crown Fellows within the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute.