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Ryan Rethmeier President


  • Bachelor of Science in Business, University of Phoenix Business Administration,
  • Marketing San Diego State University MAP Management Development Program

ICC Certifications (CA)

  • UST Installation/Retrofitting
  • Designated UST System Operator
  • UST Service Technician
  • Vapor Recovery System Installation
  • Vapor Recovery System Testing

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Petroleum Equipment Institute (PEI) Board of Directors Representing District 9 (2015-2016, 2018-2019)
  • Committee Member/Co-Author, PEI Recommended Practices for the Installation of Marina Fueling Systems (RP-1000)
  • Committee Member/Co-Author, PEI The Entry Level Service Technician Training Course
  • Committee Member, PEI Education and Convention
  • Member, The BEST CEO Group


As President of Western Pump, Mr. Ryan Rethmeier’s professional experience encompasses 26 years of both specialty and general construction, and services. His expertise covers a wide array of projects, services, and clients ranging from governmental (Military, State and Municipalities) to institutions (colleges and school districts) to major corporations and private owners.

Mr. Rethmeier has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, a California A General Engineering Contractors license, multiple International Code Council (ICC) certifications, and dozens of petroleum equipment manufacturer certifications.

Levels of Responsibility

Mr. Rethmeier is responsible for providing management, supervision, and support for all of Western Pump’s design, construction, and service efforts, and contractual obligations. Mr. Rethmeier works closely with his key managers and their staff to meet its mission of providing Western Pump’s clients with convenience, reliability and peace-of-mind, exceptional customer service, reduced downtime, and cost savings.

Government Project Experiences

  • COCO Fuel Services Facilities, Camp Pendleton, CA
  • MCAS Miramar Auto Service Center, San Diego, CA
  • MCCS Mini Mall & Fuel Station, Twentynine Palms, CA
  • Ocotillo Marine Mart, Twentynine Palms, CA
  • Metro Division 13 Bus Maintenance Facility, Los Angeles, CA
  • County of San Diego Operations Center, San Diego, CA
  • SANDAG East County Bus Maintenance Facility, El Cajon, CA
  • Border Patrol Stations, multiple (Boulevard, Campo, Wilcox, Lordsburg)
  • Navy Base San Diego Chollas Creek Quaywall Fuel Tank Project
  • NAS North Island Fuel Dock Modifications
  • USMC Multiple Site Fuel System Modification
  • MCAS Miramar Vapor Recovery Phase-II Upgrade

Commercial and Retail Project Experience

  • Sycuan Market, El Cajon, CA
  • Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores
    • Westmorland, Kingman, Las Vegas, Gila Bend, Casa Grande, Ripon, Coachella
  • Flyers Energy Cardlock Facilities
    • Bakersfield, Banning, Hesperia, Bloomington, San Diego, Ontario, Barstow, Fontana, and more
  • Tesoro/Adeavor/Speedway, multiple sites (CA)
  • Pilot/Flying-J #1132, Brawley, CA
  • Walmart/Sam’s Club, multiple sites (CA)
  • San Diego International Airport Rental Car Center (ConRAC)
  • Otay International Truck Stop / Truck.Net, Otay Mesa, CA
  • Del Rey Fuels, Marina Del Rey, CA
  • Costco Wholesale, multiple sites (CA)
  • Golden Acorn Casino, Campo, CA
  • Hollywood/Jamul Casino, Jamul, CA
  • Chevron Stations, Inc. #207541, San Diego, CA
  • Lodi Memorial Hospital, Lodi, CA
  • San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), multiple sites
  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO), Ground Transportation Unit
  • ETZ Chayim Congregation, Palo Alto, CA

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