EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, THE WILLS GROUP, INC.; PRESIDENT, THE WILLS GROUP RETAIL MARKETING UNIT, DASH IN FOOD STORES, INC.

Julian Blacklock (Blackie) Wills, III

Julian Blacklock (Blackie) Wills is Executive Vice President of The Wills Group’s Convenience Retail business unit. The Convenience Retail unit includes Dash In and Splash In ECO Car Wash. Prior to this appointment, Blackie 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.

Blackie began his career with the Mercantile Bankshares Corporation – now PNC Bank – where he served as a senior real estate lender.

He received his bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from Loyola University Maryland, and lives in Baltimore, Maryland, with his wife Whitney.