Aubrey L. Edge is President and CEO of First Coast Energy, L.L.P., one of the larger distributors of Shell gasoline in the U.S. with an extensive network of approximately 200 stations in Florida and North Carolina. Based in Jacksonville, Florida, First Coast Energy has grown from a $50 million company into one of the largest private companies in Northeast Florida with revenues of approximately $1 billion per year. First Coast Energy employs over 1,400 individuals at its corporate headquarters and company operated stores.
Daily’s is the flagship of First Coast Energy’s network and is strongly committed to the success and growth of its home of Jacksonville, Florida. Daily’s is a proud sponsor of the Jacksonville Jaguars and has the first ever convenience stores within an NFL stadium. Daily’s Place is the state-of-the-art amphitheater and flex field facility providing premier concert events in downtown Jacksonville. At Daily’s, “It’s nicer here” is not just a slogan, it’s a mission statement.
Mr. Edge is married to Elizabeth, his wife of 29 years, and has two sons, Ryan, 21, and Christopher, 15. Mr. Edge’s family and faith are what sustain him and provide the passion to continue in service to the community.
Mr. Edge has been presented the Industry Leader award by JaxUSA, the Ultimate CEO award by the Jacksonville Business Journal, and appointed to the First Coast Business Hall of Fame. He currently sits on the Board of Directors for St. Vincent’s Hospital, the Honorary Board of GPC (Growing Parenting Choices), The Players Championship Council, the Parent Development Board of Auburn University, and The Bolles School Board of Trustees. He is also the Chair Emeritus of the National Wholesale Council for Shell Oil Company.
Mr. Edge and Elizabeth participate in many charitable endeavors through Daily’s and privately. Those endeavors include, among others, the RPDS “Daily’s Fit-4-Life Run”, the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund, Angels for Allison, and Junior Achievement. Daily’s also contributes to over 20 local schools in Northeast Florida. Recently, Daily’s hosted its inaugural charity concert event at Daily’s Place raising over $500,000 to benefit Nemours Children’s Health System, St. Vincent’s Mobile Healthcare Ministry, and K-9 for Warriors.