Mr. Fryson is a native of Charleston, West Virginia. A Vietnam Veteran with more than 25 years’ experience in the automobile industry. He is a graduate of West Virginia State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Education and a graduate of the University of Detroit with an associate degree in Business and Marketing. He is also a graduate of the prestigious General Motors Dealer Development Academy (GMI). Mr. Fryson has enjoyed a career, building, managing and leading multiple automobile dealerships to high levels of success. Sim is the 2nd Black American to own and operate a Mercedes Benz dealership and the lst Black American to own multiple import dealerships which include Mercedes Benz, Honda, Nissan and Mazda. In 2002 he was chosen as the NAACP Boyd County Kentucky, “Man of the Year”. He also was awarded the honor of Kentucky Colonel, by Governor Paul Patton. This award is given to outstanding business professionals in the state of Kentucky. Sim’s success in building and leading winning sales teams and his expertise in sales, marketing and business is a key driver for the Baker Energy Team’s sales and marketing initiatives.