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Bryan Adams


Bryan Adams serves as President at CoEnergy Propane. In this role Bryan is responsible for strategy, budgeting and long term planning initiatives at CoEnergy. He and his team work closely to define the course of the Company and in defining customer and employee experience.

Prior to joining CoEnergy, Bryan worked closely with rural communities in economic and broadband initiatives across the Pacific Northwest. Bryan has a passion for exceptional customer service and community development where he held leadership roles at LS Networks, Integra Telecom, and Flash Technologies.

Bryan earned his degree from Washington State University and currently lives in Bend with his wife and two children. Outside of work Bryan can usually be found fly fishing on small trout streams or hiking throughout the Pacific Northwest with his family.

Kevin Karpstein

Operations Manager, Central Oregon

Ben Larson

Operations Manager, Willamette Valley and Coast

Ben oversees all operations and customer service for the Mid-Willamette Valley and the Oregon Coast.  Ben brings over 30 years of industry experience working as a delivery driver, service technician, and safety manager before he joined the CoEnergy Team in 2021. 

Ben is passionate about customer service, safety, and team building with employees.  He believes in supporting his communities and providing the best customer service to customers.

Ben is a native Oregonian, he enjoys the outdoors, spending time with his daughter, family, and friends.

Darcie Vanderyacht

Communications Manager

Darcie is responsible for developing and overseeing communication strategies for CoEnergy Propane and is an advocate for advancing our mission and vision throughout local communities.

Darcie has spent over 15 years in the local Fair and Events industry before joining CoEnergy Propane in 2017. She loves supporting her communities and is involved with several non-profit organizations and community events.  Darcie is a native Oregonian and resides on her childhood farm that has been a family home since 1952. Darcie loves the outdoors, enjoys farm life, and spending time with family and friends.  She has a passion for animals and loves working with with them, advocating for and rescuing those in need. She finds joy in helping with animals with their rehabilitation and finding them their loving forever homes.

Jan Hayes


Jan has been a member of the CoEnergy leadership team since November 2021.  Prior to joining CoEnergy, Jan served as the Accounting Leader for Brown & Brown Insurance (NYSEE:BRO) and was an Accounting Supervisor for Les Schwab Tire Centers Headquarters.  She has extensive experience in financial accounting and oversight in maintaining strong internal controls. Prior to Les Schwab, Jan was the Director of Administration for Curry County, Oregon, and was the Division Controller for the Western Transportation Division of Georgia-Pacific. Jan started her career as a public accountant with the accounting firm Arthur Andersen & Co. and she holds a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Business Administration from the University of Oregon.

Jan enjoys spending time with her family playing games, hiking, cooking, and appreciating the beauty of Central Oregon.  She has lived in Central Oregon since 2003.