Love’s adds Tracey Budz as director of corporate communications

Tapped to be the first to fill the position

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 19, 2022 Love’s Travel Stops announced Tuesday that it has hired Tracey Budz as the company’s first director of corporate communications, beginning July 14. Budz comes from Boeing, where she served as a senior communications manager for four years.

“Adding the director of corporate communications position strengthens Love’s commitment to amplifying its culture, goals and initiatives to customers and current and future team members,” said Jenny Love Meyer, chief culture officer and executive vice president of Love’s. “As the Love’s Family of Companies continues to grow, so will our strategy in how we reach our audiences. Tracey is the right leader to scale our communications efforts in the right way.”

Budz will report to Meyer where she will oversee all communication efforts for the Love’s Family of Companies, including Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, Trillium Energy, Musket, Gemini Motor Transport, Love’s Truck Care and Speedco.

Tracy Budz is the new Director of Corporate Communications for Love's

“I’m excited to join a company and team that has a strong set of priorities and clear vision for how they reach customers and team members,” said Budz. “With the help of my team, we’ll continue to find new ways to elevate our strategic priorities including employee and customer engagement and community giving initiatives.”   

Budz has more than 24 years of experience in corporate communications. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Lewis University.

About Love’s Travel Stops

Love’s Travel Stop s is the nation’s leading travel stop network with more than 590 locations in 41 states. Founded in 1964 and headquartered in Oklahoma City, the company remains family-owned and operated and employs more than 37,000 people. Love’s provides professional truck drivers and motorists with 24-hour access to clean and safe places to purchase gasoline, diesel fuel, fresh coffee, restaurant offerings and more. Love’s has over 430 truck service centers, which include Speedco and Love’s Truck Care locations. Love’s and Speedco combined is the largest oil change, preventive maintenance and total truck care nationwide network with over 1,500 maintenance bays and 1,200 emergency roadside vehicles available for customers. Love’s is committed to providing customers with “Clean Places, Friendly Faces” at every stop. To learn more, visit or follow the company on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn or Twitter.