Patrick Nation To Be Named President of Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions

Tue., Aug 15, 2023 | Ergon

FLOWOOD, Miss. — Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions Inc. (Ergon A&E) has announced that Patrick Nation will assume the role of President, effective January 1, 2024, following the  retirement of current Ergon A&E President Baxter Burns.

A native of Clinton, Mississippi, Patrick joined Ergon A&E in 1999 as an Alabama Area Sales Manager. He has since held various positions throughout the company, including Area Sales Manager for Vicksburg, Mississippi; General Manager of ErgonArmor; Regional Manager, Vice President, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing; and currently, Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing & Supply.

Patrick earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration from Mississippi College. He has been actively involved with industry associations throughout his career, serving as a Board Member for the Foundation for Pavement Preservation as well as in many roles for the Asphalt Institute, including Chair in 2022.

“Patrick has years of experience in asphalt and emulsion sales and marketing,” said Burns. “And he has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to ensuring Ergon remains an industry-leading resource for agencies across the U.S. and Mexico. This commitment will undoubtedly serve our company and the industry well into the future.”

Nation commented: “I am grateful for the opportunity to serve as President and lead Ergon A&E into a successful future as we continue to live out our mission to provide innovative resources that drive people forward.”

In addition to his role as President, Nation will also assume leadership of the Pavement & Coating Resources business segment.

About Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions
Ergon A&E produces, develops and markets a variety of asphalt products, including polymer modified asphalt and emulsions, and is the largest asphalt emulsion marketer in North America. Ergon A&E is part of Ergon Inc., a group of privately held companies operating under four primary business segments: Energy & Specialty Solutions, Pavement & Coating Resources, Integrated Services & Logistics, and Exploration & Production.

Kathy Potts
Vice President – Marketing Communications
Ergon Inc.