Key Team Members

Family Owned, Florida Based, and Locally Managed

Leo Kirby COO

Leo has 17 years of experience in propane. He started his career in 1998 as a Sales Manager with Siegel Gas and Oil in South Florida, and became Chief Operating Officer in 2000. Leo has a 601 and Master Qualifier license. He is married to his best friend Beth, and they have four children.

Adrian Ibarra Sales Manager

Sales Manager, Adrian Ibarra, has been with Ideal Gas since 2014 and has been in the propane gas business since 1998. Because of Adrian’s extensive depth of knowledge he helps others discover how choosing the right appliances and programs can stretch the energy dollar. Adrian speaks both Spanish and English and covers the Jacksonville to Daytona area.

Richard Poremba Sales Representative

Richard worked for New Englands largest independently owned gas supplier for 10 years. In that time he worked his way up from parts, industrial gases and supplies and ultimately to the retail sales manager. He credits his former mentors for teaching him the value of relationships in business and dealing with inventory processes. In 2016 he completed his migration to Jacksonville and joined the Ideal Gas team.

Buddy Dingman Sales Representative

Raymond “Buddy” Dingman was born and raised in Northeast Florida and he has seen his share of action in the propane business. From installation, equipment repair, customer service and sales, he has great industry knowledge. In his spare time he enjoys hunting, fishing, golf, and anything Gator related.

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Bob Bell Area Manager

Bob brings 18 years of propane experience to Ideal Gas. Bob is very familiar with the local market in Northeast Florida and has worked as a delivery driver, service technician, sales representative and District Manager in St. Augustine, Leesburg and Palm Coast, and worked with customers from Jacksonville to Ocala and Clermont. He has a 601 Gas Dealer license, Dispensing license, 804 Pipeline and Master Qualifier License. Bob is originally from Orlando and has three sons.

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Michael Siegel Owner

Michael, a graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law, served as a partner in Ernst & Young’s Transaction Advisory Services group and was the Managing Director in Houlihan Lokey’s Atlanta office, where he was a member of the firm’s Financial Advisory Services business. Served as a consultant for Siegel Gas and Oil. Michael and his wife, Lisa, have two sons.

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Doug Brady Owner

With over 20 years of experience in the building trades industry and as the former CFO of Redi-Mix Concrete, Doug brings a vast knowledge of distribution and logistics to Ideal Gas. Doug graduated from University of Florida with an MBA in accounting and finance. Doug lives in Jacksonville with his wife, Kim, and three sons.

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