Executive Vice President of RKA Petroleum Cos. in Romulus. As a member of the third generation at RKA Petroleum Cos., Albertie currently oversees sales in 27 states. He handles all throughput agreements with the RKA Terminal, oversees all government sales and is a leader in the overall RKA mission. The company made its first appearance on the Inc. 5000 at No. 1341 after reporting growth of 267.6 percent in 2007. In addition, RKA is the first company in North America with the National Biodiesel Accreditation Program's BQ-9000 marketer certification for handling multiple-feedstock-based biodiesel throughout its process. Albertie started his career with RKA in 1997 by restructuring the technology within the company alongside Jason Hittleman, RKA's director of biofuels and information systems. Once the foundation was formed, Albertie made improvements in the home heating division and card-lock network and also began the restructuring of the wholesale department. RKA won the contract to supply fuel for Super Bowl XL in Detroit in 2006. Prior to RKA, Albertie worked at NBC Studios in Los Angeles. He received his bachelor's degree in fine arts from the University of Arizona, where he was a member of the ice hockey team for four years. In 2005, Albertie was named a Crain's Detroit Business
"40 under 40".