RICHMOND, Va. (May 15, 2024) – The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) has hired Bert Warner as its director of commercial business development. Warner will lead initiatives to increase propane awareness and execute market strategies that support propane-powered equipment and appliances for commercial construction and operations.

“Bert is a driving force who uses his extensive experience and strategic vision to deliver remarkable results,” said Tucker Perkins, president and CEO of PERC. “His impressive track record will continue to support the adoption and awareness of propane throughout the commercial construction industry.”

Warner joins PERC with more than 20 years of business development experience across various industries. Prior to joining PERC, Bert served as the national sales and business development manager at Robur Corporation. He is well known for his success in expanding market presence, fostering strong relationships, and for his deep understanding of efficient and sustainable heating and cooling technologies.

“Propane presents an exciting avenue for efficiency and environmental stewardship,” said Warner. “I look forward to building connections and collaborating with those in the commercial sector. Together, we can continue to propel innovation and drive positive change in this industry.”


About PERC: The Propane Education & Research Council is a nonprofit that provides leading propane safety and training programs and invests in research and development of new propane-powered technologies. PERC is operated and funded by the propane industry. For more information, visit