Dwight Wiggins ’62

Dwight Wiggins served in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers prior to joining ExxonMobil, 1967 – 1993, where he held numerous professional and managerial assignments with ExxonMobil. In 1993, he joined Tosco Corp. as president of Bayway Refining, affecting an intense overhaul that boosted productivity and allowed the company to present employees with year-end bonuses for the first time. In 1996 Wiggins became president of Tosco Refining Co. and executive vice president of Tosco Corp. By his retirement in 2001, his responsibilities had expanded to include refining and distribution facilities in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, Illinois, California and Washington. Since his retirement, Wiggins has been involved with several financial ventures, including residential construction in Scottsdale, Ariz. The Dwight L. Wiggins Mechanical Engineering Hall was dedicated at Auburn University in April 2012 in memory of Wiggins’ father. Wiggins graduated from Auburn in 1962 before returning to earn a master’s degree in mechanical engineering in 1967.