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Education Sessions

Education Session Schedule
NACS Show educational sessions cover every aspect of the highly competitive, multi-billion dollar convenience industry. From strategy and market analysis to targeted information about specialized areas, you will find expertise and insights here that you can't find any place else.  

Additionally, we offer highly-specific training sessions for small operators with 5 or fewer stores for which pre-registration is required.










 Ed Session development


The NACS Convention Content Committee is comprised of retailers and suppliers who come together each year to thoughtfully conceive and put together educational sessions for the NACS Show. In this short video, see how it’s done.

Convention Committee Members
Wendy Chronister, Chronister Oil Company
George Bennett, S. Abraham & Sons, Inc.
Joseph Bona, MoseleyBona Retail
Joshua Bradstreet, Cumberland Farms, Inc.
Dan Coffin, Sheetz, Inc.
Edward Collupy, W. Capra Consulting Group
John Eichberger, Fuels Institute
Ira Gleser, Whirley Industries, Inc.
Michael Gorshe, Accenture
Robert Graczyk, QuickChek Corporation
Ernie Harker, Maverik, Inc.
Carl Hitt, E.E. Wine, Inc.
David Hogan, Fastrac Markets, LLC
Larry Jackson, GTG Business Resources, LLC
Nicholas Lacaillade, Certified Oil Company
Rick Levitan, Convenience Retailing, LLC
Joanne Loce, Loce Consulting, LLC
James Maxey, CST Brands, Inc.
Rachel Mehl, Wallis Companies
Scott Minton, OnCue Marketing
Gabe Olives, Impact21
Rug Phatak, Giant Eagle
Barbara Poremba, The Coca-Cola Company
Sharon Porter
Quinn Ricker, Ricker's
Mark Rowan, Pilot Travel Centers LLC
Andy Scoggins, MAPCO Express, Inc.
Lisa Stewart, Impact 21
Aaron Strahota, Speedway LLC
Cindi Summers, Casey's General Stores, Inc.
Gray Taylor, Conexxus
Hubert Williams, Maverik, Inc.
Whitney Woodward, RaceTrac Petroleum, Inc.
Michael Zahajko, CAF INC.
Mark Zietlow, Kwik Trip, Inc.
John Zikias, Holmes Oil Company, Inc.
Drew Mize, Pinnacle Corporation
Bob Hughes, NACS
Theresa Moore, NACS
Doug Reed, NACS
Scott Kubista-Hovis, NACS
MJ Impastato, NACS