Business 100 - 2009

Jayne Fitzpatrick/Gulf Oil

In March 2006, Jayne Fitzpatrick (who recently became Jayne Conway when she married Kevin) was named Chief Financial Officer of Gulf Oil LP, a $5.5 billion wholesaler of petroleum products.

She joined Gulf Oil LP from Dunkin’ Brands, parent company to Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins, where she held a number of leadership positions, including Chief Strategy Officer. A Bain and Company alumnus, she has provided strategic consulting services to Fortune 500 clients.

Jayne received her Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering fromNorth Carolina State University, and holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. A third-generation Irish-American, Jayne traces her roots to County Antrim, to her paternal great-grandmother. She and Kevin were married in Kilkea Castle, County Kildare, Kevin’s birthplace. Of the match she says, “He is my constant reminder to the strength that I have drawn from a woman I never knew, and to a culture whose spirit can never be broken. Life indeed comes full circle.”