A group of experienced, accessible, and knowledgeable individuals that together make up a strong and complete team.
At Capital City Oil, we are very proud of our entire team. Being in business for over 60 years can be directly attributed to the dedication and contributions throughout the years of every member of our team.
Having a large number of our people having been with us for over 10 years has resulted in:
- A stability that has given us consistent company leadership.
- Having years of industry experience that allows us to be both a leading supplier in our area and a nationwide thought leader in our industry.
- An extremely educated team – from top to bottom.
- A level of pride in our company that translates to the products and service we provide.
- A comprehensive understanding of the equipment, products, fluids, programs, and solutions needed to keep our customers’ operations running smoothly.
Marvin Spees, owner of Capital City Oil
Marvin was born and raised in Topeka, KS. He was graduated from Topeka High School in 1974. After driving a truck for two years, he attended John Brown University in Siloam Springs, AR where he met his wife Debbie of now 37 years. After graduating with a General Business degree from JBU he worked for Youth for Christ International as Director of Camps, Conferences and Ski Trips for a ten state region.
In 1983 Marvin returned to help his father in the family business. At the beginning of 1985 he purchased Capital City Oil (CCO) from his father and his partner. CCO is a full-line petroleum distribution company that caters to commercial, industrial, and ag customers from Kansas City to Salina.
Marvin and Debbie have three children. Hunter is 23, Chloe is 19 and Shailiegh is 18.
Hobbies include golf, snow skiing, bicycling, running and tinkering with old cars.
Other civic and community interests include Silver Lake Bank board, Topeka Bible Church Adoption ministry, John Brown University Board of Trustees and Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Assn. of KS Board. In addition he is the auctioneer for several local charity events.
Kyle started in sales for Topeka and Lawrence. He has been an integral part of CCO’s growth for the last 20+ years. His current position is Sales/General Manager. His position keeps him involved in making sure CCO is still performing at the level our customers have come to expect. Kyle’s time away from work is spent working on his ranch, woodworking, and fishing with his wife Cathy.
Barb is a Kansas native. She is a graduate of Emporia State University. She has worked in Topeka in the oil industry since 1979, and joined Capital City Oil in January of 1990. Barb and her husband Doug were married in 1978 and have one daughter and two grandsons. She served on day care center boards when her daughter was young, served on PTO boards at Gage Elementary and Landon Middle schools, and volunteered at Topeka High School. She is actively involved at West Side Christian Church and serves on the board there. Hobbies include golfing, attending college sporting events, travel, music, and spending time with family.
Dan is our newest member to the sales team. Dan brings with him a strong background in fuel and lubricant sales. He has over 25 years of petroleum experience, working in refining; hedging, and software. He covers our Kansas City, Missouri territory as well as North Kansas City into Liberty and St. Joe. He brings great energy to our team of salesmen! When he isn’t working you can find him cheering on the Missouri Tigers and enjoying being outdoors!
Steve became part of CCO team when we acquired the KC market. He handles everything east of Lawrence, Kansas. He has helped grow our Kansas City market tremendously with over 20+ years of industrial sales. He brings great energy into a market that we continue to grow in. When he isn’t working you can find him lounging at the Ozarks and keeping up with his boys!
Scott came on board with Capital City Oil almost 12 years ago. He brought with him experience working in the automobile service industry. He has been a huge part in CCO success during his time here. He handles the cities of Topeka and Lawrence and then travels north on 75 Hwy into Holton and west on 24 Hwy into Rossville. When he isn’t working you can find him running/training for triathlons, biking, and cheering on the Kansas State Wildcats.
Dennis has been with us for over two years now. He has many years in the food service industry. He handles our inside calls and helps out with walk in traffic. Dennis also is a huge part in our success with Renegade Racing Fuel and offering it to customers. Dennis continues to learn everyday about what we have to offer! When he isn’t working you can find him helping out at his church and keeping up his grandkids!
Dave most recently was hired to manage our sales division of Capital City Oil. After just two years of being with the company he quickly grew our territory west of Topeka. He is committed to his customers and wants to help them reduce operating expenses by proper product application. He has over 35 years of experience in industrial and automotive distribution. When he isn’t working you can find him working on his classic cars and entertaining his Chocolate Lab!
Our experienced and reliable delivery drivers take a lot of pride in being responsible, accommodating, and being on time for every delivery. The pride they have in what they do carries over to the relationships with our customers and their ability to always greet each customer with a smile when they pull up to deliver the customer’s fuel or lubricants.
Our accessible and accommodating operations team is a happy mix of men and women with varying experience and knowledge. Each of them believes in the importance of providing unmatched customer service, learning about each of our customer’s operations, and being knowledgeable on all the products, service, and tools available to customers.