Smoker Friendly have announced that Dan Gallagher has been promoted to President of the company. Dan Gallagher has acted as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at the retail tobacco and fuel company for more than 32 years and will continue his duties as COO while serving as President.

His predecessor Terry Gallagher, Jr. previously served as President, CEO and Chairman of the Board since the establishment of TCS LLC in 1991. Smoker Friendly continues its proud tradition as a multi-generational family business with Dan Gallagher succeeding his brother Terry Jr. after their three decades of executive collaboration. Terry Gallagher Jr. will remain at Smoker Friendly in his positions as CEO and Chairman of the Board.

Terry Gallagher Jr. commented, “Dan has been instrumental in the growth of Smoker Friendly since its inception and key in establishing the great culture we have in this company. Those of you who have worked closely with Dan know he is very deserving of this role and extremely capable of leading this company. While I have been the only President of TCSC and then TCS LLC since its organization in 1991, I’m very happy to see Dan in this role.”

Dan graduated from Fort Lewis College in 1989 majoring in Business Administration, starting his professional career that same year with Best Petroleum in Boston as an Area Manager. He spent the following years at Gasamat Oil Corp/Smoker Friendly in managerial and supervisory roles and acted as Operations Manager at Alternative Fuels, Inc. from 1994-2002. Dan returned to Smoker Friendly as the Vice President of Operations in 2002, becoming Chief Operating Officer in 2012. Dan is also a member of the Colorado Board of Trustees for the Colorado Wyoming Petroleum Marketers and a former President of the Denver Oilmens Club.

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Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Smoker Friendly now owns and operates 342 stores in 13 states. TCS is the largest licensee of Smoker Friendly International, and the largest tobacco store retailer in the United States, operating a mix of tobacco stores, cigar lounges, liquor stores and fueling locations under the Smoker Friendly, Tobacco Depot, Smoke ‘N Go, Havana Manor and Gasamat banners, in addition to its e-commerce site, paylesscigarsandpipes.com.

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