Julian Blacklock (Blackie) Wills, III
Julian Blacklock (Blackie) Wills was appointed President of The Wills Group’s Retail Marketing unit on September 1, 2017. The Retail Marketing unit includes Dash In Food Stores, Splash In ECO Car Wash, SMO Motor Fuels, and Potomac Energy Holding, a joint venture with Motiva Enterprises LLC. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Wills oversaw the real estate and development strategy for more than 286 locations across The Wills Group, including all of the company’s retail gasoline, service centers, convenience stores, and car washes.
Mr. Wills began his career with the Mercantile Bankshares Corporation – now PNC Bank – where he served as a senior real estate lender. He is a graduate of Loyola University in Baltimore.