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#320 Christian Warning, Managing Director of The Retail Marketeers and Mark Wohltmann, Director of NACS Global

#319 Akhtar Hussain, Director of Refined Fuels Marketing, Cenex and Kyle Knutson, CEO of Synergy Cooperative

#318 Doug Kantor, NACS General Counsel and Jon Taets, NACS Government Relations Director

#317 Jared Scheeler, CEO, The Hub Convenience Stores

#316 Kendal Netmaker, Founder, Netmaker Enterprises

#315 John Zimmerman, Partner, Amerlight Energy and Jim Vincent, Founder and CEO, Amerlight Energy

#314 Dr. Don Schaffner, Extension Specialist in Food Science and Distinguished Professor, Rutgers University

#313 Brent Gruber, Senior Director, Global Automotive at J.D. Power

#312 Ryan Scott, Vice President, HBW Resources and Jeff Hove, Vice President, Fuels Institute

#311 Tom Kloza, Global Head of Energy Analysis, OPIS

#310 Paula Thomas, Host of “Let’s Talk Loyalty” Podcast

#309 Emily Bahnsen, Philanthropy Manager, Kum & Go and Meg Kayko, Waste Reduction Specialist, Kum & Go

#308 Jayme Gough, Research Manager, NACS; Greg Watson, Regional Food Service Manager, Tri Star Energy, LLC; Thomasin LaMachia, Partner, Supplyit

#307 Mike Fogarty, Founder and CEO, Choice

#306 Anna Blom, Director of Government Relations, NACS; Doug Kantor, General Counsel, NACS; Jon Taets, Director of Government Relations, NACS

#305 Erika Myers, Acting Director of Global eMobility, World Resources Institute

#304 Aaron McLean, Chief Marketing Officer, Stuzo

#303 Patrick Loftus, Survey Research and Data Visualization Manager, NACS; Karen Meyer, Retail Operations Manager, J&H Oil; and Chris Whitley, Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Gilbarco Veeder-Root

#302 Jennifer Powers, Master Certified Coach, Powerhouse, Inc.

#301 Patrick Loftus, Survey Research and Data Visualization Manager, NACS

#300 Joseph Michelli, CEO, The Michelli Experience

#299 Nick Scherzer, Director, Insight Research and Mike G. Zahajko, Executive Vice President, CAF

#298 Danielle Lawson, Account Manager, Feeding America

#297 Rick Sales, President, Abierto and Dan Smith, U.S. Vice President of Business Development, LG Electronics

#296 Andy Ellwood, Founder, Basket

#295 Keith Reid, Editor, Fuels Market News and Brian Norris, Executive Director of Retail Fuels, OPIS

#294 Matt Carinio, VP, Strategy, Hathway and Sam Herro, Director of Business Development, Hathway

#293 Bassem Nowyhed, Convenience Store Franchise Owner and Founder of Invig Consulting

#292 Soren Kaplan, Managing Principal, InnovationPoint

#291 Chris Rapanick, Director, Business Development, NACS | CSX, LLC

#290 Jac Moskalik, Corporate Director of Fresh & Foodservice, Core-Mark International

#289 Lone Jespersen, Founder, Cultivate

#288 Aaron McLean, Chief Marketing Officer, Stuzo

#287 Stephanie Sikorski, Executive Director, NACS Foundation and Lindsay Buchanan-Puig, Marketing Coordinator, NACS

#286 Reo Menning, President & CEO, RINAlliance

#285 Andrew Gross, Public Relations Manager, AAA National

#284 Joshua Aviv, Founder/CEO, SparkCharge

#283 Lori Stillman, Vice President of Research, NACS

#282 Akhtar Hussain, Director of Refined Fuels Marketing, CHS

#281 Leroy Kelsey, Director of Research, NACS

#280 Ernie Harker, Brand Ignitor, Ernburn Branding

#279 Danny Omiliak, Senior Consultant, W. Capra and Casey Zenner, Director of Enterprise Sales, Kount

#278 Dan Munford, Executive Director, InsightResarch

#277 Denton Cinquegrana, Chief Oil Analyst, Oil Price Information Service (OPIS)

#276 Daniel Gordon, VP & Chief Commercial Officer, Colonial Pipeline Company

#275 Chris McKinney, Director of Human Resources, Sprint Mart

#274 Lonnie McQuirter, Founder, 36 Lyn Refuel Station

#273 Mark DiDomenico, Director, Customer Success, Datassential

#272 Jeff Hove, Vice President, The Fuels Institute

#271 Zach Edick and Jamie Kovach, Directors, Heads-Up: Will We Stop Making Cents?

#270 Rachel Krupa, Founder/CEO, The Goods Mart

#269 Paige Anderson, Director of Government Relations, NACS and Jon Taets, Director of Government Relations, NACS

#268 Dave Ruisard, U.S. Products Editor, Argus Media 

#267 Derek Gaskins, Chief Marketing Officer, Yesway

#266 Ben Chapman, Professor and Food Safety Extension Specialist, NC State University

#265 Anna Ready-Blom, Director, Government Relations, NACS and Doug Kantor, Partner, Steptoe and Johnson, LLC

#264 Paige Anderson, Director of Government Relations, NACS and Jon Taets, Director of Government Relations, NACS

#263 Kevin Coupe, Content Guy, MorningNewsBeat.com

#262 Corinne Hancock, The Positivity Project

#261 Steve Schmith, Executive Director of Custom Research and Data Strategy, Automotive News

#260 Mariette Kristenson, CEO, Reitan Convenience Sweden AB

#259 Kevin Brown, Motivational Storyteller

#258 Brandy Rand, COO Americas, IWSR

#257 Mark Wohltmann, Director, NACS Europe

#256 Patrick Loftus, Survey Research Manager, NACS

#255 Gray Taylor, Executive Director, Conexxus and Bill Deichler, Age Verification Program Coordinator, NACS

#254 Ariel Segal Eck, Director, Client Solutions, Data & Insights, Foursquare

#253 Danny Omiliak, Senior Consultant, W. Capra and Paige Anderson, Director of Government Relations, NACS

#252 Christina Lewis, Partner, Goodwin

#251 Roy Strasburger, President, StrasGlobal, Eva Strasburger, CEO, Compliance Safe and Joe Green, Director of Operations, Energy North

#250 Jim Foerster, Chief Meteorologist, DTN and Brian Milne, Editor, Product Manager, DTN

#249 Paula Thomas, Host of Let’s Talk Loyalty podcast

#248 Rick Sales, President, Abierto Networks, LLC

#247 Paola Bravo, CEO, S. Bravo Systems, Inc. and Micah Nelson, Vice President Strategic Growth, S. Bravo Systems, Inc.

#246 Lester Jones, Chief Economist, National Beer Wholesalers Association

#245 Keith Reid, Editor, Fuels Market News

#244 Jim Sullivan, CEO, Sullivision

#243 Stephen Jones, Global Head of Oil Products, Argus Media

#242 Ray Prothero, Vice President of Products, Sound Payments Inc. and William Pittman, Senior Vice President, Petro Channel, Sound Payments Inc.

#241 Chester Santos, The International Man of Memory

#240 Andrew Thornton, Founder, Thornton’s Budgens

#239 Jay Gagnon, Senior Product Manager, Old World Industries

#238 Dr. Steven Dillingham, Director, U.S. Census Bureau

#237 Karl Doenges, EV Charging Industry Liaison, NACS

#236 Mike Dovorany, Vice President of Automotive and Mobility, Escalent and Jacob Dittmer, Senior Director of Technology, Escalent

#235 Michael Jackson, Category Manager, High’s of Baltimore and Lori Stillman, Vice President of Research, NACS

#234 Ryan Riggs, Senior Vice President, Global Partners; David Reny, Senior Vice President of Sales, Good West Industries; and Lori Stillman, Vice President of Research, NACS

#233 Skip Potter, IT Director, R.L. Vallee and Chris Whitley, Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Gilbarco Veeder-Root

#232 Robb Powell, President, E-Commerce Services, Advantage Solutions

#231 Joe Bona, President and Founding Partner, Bona Design Lab

#230 Dan Harrell, Chief Innovation Officer, Invenco

#229 Brittany Syz, Director of Clean Transportation, San Diego Gas & Electric

#228 Scott Breen, Vice President of Sustainability, Can Manufacturers Institute

#227 Larry Levin, Executive Vice President of Market and Shopper Intelligence, IRI

#226 Roy Strasburger, President, StrasGlobal

#225 Julie Jackowski, Senior Vice President Corporate General Counsel & Secretary, Casey’s

#224 Jerry Lawson, National Manager of Energy Star Small Businesses and Congregations, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

#223 Lori Stillman, Vice President Research, NACS

#222 Jose Luis-Gomes, President North America, dunnhumby

#221 Jeff Lenard, VP Strategic Industry Initiatives, NACS

#220 Kevin Coupe, Content Guy, MorningNewsBeat.com

#219 Denton Cinquegrana, Chief Oil Analyst, OPIS

#218 Lori Stillman // Vice President Research // NACS

#217 Lisa Gable // CEO // Food Allergy Research and Education

#215 Shannon Baker-Branstetter // Manager, Cars & Energy Policy // Consumer Reports

#214 Jonathan Levy // Senior Vice President Business Development // EVgo

#213 Linda Toth // Director of Standards // Conexxus

#212 Michel Falcon // hospitality industry entrepreneur

#211 Chris Walton // CEO and Founder of Omni Talk and Third Haus

#210 Michael Vanover // President and CEO // Clean Fuels National

#209 David Allison // human behavior and values thinking expert

#208 Terri Allan // Contributor to NACS Magazine

#207 Jeff Hove // Fuel Specialist // NATSO

#206 Mike Lawshe // President // Paragon Solutions

#205 Zeynep Ton // Professor of the Practice // MIT

#204 Scot Case // Owner // Responsible Sourcing Solutions

#203 Colleen Lanier // Executive Director // Hemp Industry Association

#202 Kristi Moriarty // Senior Engineer // National Renewable Energy Laboratory

#201 Jeremy Zenlea // Director of Food Safety // Cumberland Farms and
Barbara VanRenterghem
// Editorial Director // Food Safety Magazine

#200 Jim Knight // Author and Owner of Knight Speaker

#199 Daymond John // American businessman, investor, television personality, author, and entrepreneur

#198 Jo Lynne Parsons // Program Manager // Center for Quality Assurance and Rebecca Monroe // Fuel Trademark and Infrastructure Lead // General Motors

#197 Chuck Maggelet // Chief Adventure Guide // Maverik and Tanner Krause // President // Kum & Go

#196 Tanner Krause // President // Kum & Go and Chuck Maggelet // Chief Adventure Guide // Maverik

#195 Robyn Benincasa // Founder of Project Athena

#194 Chris Rapanick // Director of Business Development // NACS

#193 Gunter Pfau // Founder and CEO // Stuzo

#192 Donald Rhoads // President & CEO // The Convenience Group, LLC

#191 Henry Armour // President and CEO // NACS

#190 Jayme Gough // Analyst // NACS

#189 Micah Muzio // Managing Editor of Video for Kelley Blue Book // KBB.com

#188 Larry Jackson // General Manager // Good To Go Markets

#187 Norman Turiano // Principal // Turiano Strategic Consulting

#186 Shelley Feist // Executive Director // Partnership for Food Safety Education

#185 Lori Clark // Program Manager at North Central Texas Council of Governments and Dallas-Fort Worth Clean Cities Coordinator

#184 Robert Krupp // Co-Chairman // Rich and Rhine Wholesale and Todd Gasparik // Vice President Of Business Development // Smart Planet Technologies

#183 Karianne Gomez // Vice President, Strategic Value // Network of Executive Women

#182 Ron Sabia // Board Member and Former President // Gulf Oil and Joseph Zietlow // Industry and Trade Association Manager // Kwik Trip, Inc.

#181 Colton Smith // Host and Producer // Rock the Park

#180 Justin McCullough // Chief Product Officer // FSG Smart Buildings and Steven Babb // IoT & Monitoring Sales // FSG Smart Buildings

#179 Ilyas Munshi // Group Commercial Director // EG Group

#178 Mark Barolo // Deputy Office Director, Office of Underground Storage Tanks // U.S. EPA

#177 Kathy Means // Vice President of Demand Creation and Consumer Affairs // Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and Elmo

#176 Scott N. Schober // President/CEO // Berkeley Varitronics Systems, Inc.

#175 Dan Durbin // Former President & CEO // Jordan Oil Company (Hot Spot Convenience Stores)

#174 Steve Schmith // Global and US Automotive Sector Marketing Leader // Deloitte

#173 Sarah McCrary // CEO // GasBuddy

#172 Avery Ash // Head of Autonomous Mobility // INRIX

#171 Kara Pochiro // VP of Communications and Public Affairs // Association of Plastic Recyclers

#170 Sonja Hubbard // Principal // Yates Group

#169 James Kast // Fuel Cell Business Analyst // Toyota North America and David Park // Fuel Cell Fuels Infrastructure Coordinator // California Fuel Cell Partnership

#168 Matthew Fridg // Filmmaker & Director

#166 Anthony Perrine // President // Lou Perrine’s Gas & Groceries

#165 Becky Steckler // Urbanism Next Program Director, Sustainable Cities Initiative // University of Oregon

#164 David Portalatin // Vice President, Food Industry Analyst // The NPD Group, Inc.

#163 Alexandra Marcucci // Sr. Engineer // Trinity Consultants

#162 Brett King // Futurist and CEO // Moven

#161 Denton Cinquegrana // Chief Oil Analyst, Research & Analysis // OPIS

#160 Paige Anderson // Director of Government Relations // NACS and Linda Toth // Director of Standards // Conexxus

#159 Philip Sheehy // Technical Director// ICF

#158 Dr. Varish Goyal // President and Pervez Pir // COO // Loop Neighborhood Markets

#157 Magnar Mokkelgard // Global Consultant // NACS

#156 Joshua Smith // Founder & CEO //  Gas Pos, Inc

#155 Jon Kelly // Founder & CEO //  Canary Compliance

#154 Mike Buhr // President & CEO // Filld and Patrick Fore // CEO/Co-Founder // Fleat Network

#153 Mark DiDomenico // Director, Client Solutions // Datassentials

#152  Mike Lorenz // EVP of Petroleum Supply // Sheetz and Matt Spackman // Vice President – Fuels // Kum & Go, Inc.

#151 Joe Bona // President // Bona Design Lab Inc.

#150 Jeff Kahler // President // Ready Training Online

#149 Tanner Krause // President // Kum & Go Inc. and Mark Stanley // Founder // WHY! Company

#148 Scott Stratten // President // Unmarketing

#147 Chris Brown // Analyst, Global Automotive // Stratas Advisors

#146 Mike Rowe // CEO // mikeroweWORKS Foundation

#145 Frank Beard // C-Store Analyst/Evangelist // GasBuddy and Al Hebert // Writer/Producer // Gas Station Gourmet

Special Christopher Neely // Regional Sales Manager, POS // Crossmatch

#144 Frank Beard // C-Store Analyst/Evangelist // GasBuddy and Al Hebert // Writer/Producer // Gas Station Gourmet

#143 Rachel Moses // Senior Manager Site Acquisition // Development & Strategy, Electrify America

#142 Julianna Williams // Program Director // In Our Backyard

#141 Scott Hempy // Founder & VP Business Dev // Filld

#140 Selma Bouhl // VP of Marketing Strategy & Creative // American Red Cross

#139 Tom Madrecki // Director of Urban Innovation and Mobility // UPS

Special Paige Anderson // Director, Government Relations // NACS

Special Paige Anderson // Director, Government Relations // NACS

#138 Matt Thornhill // Managing Partner // Institute for Tomorrow

#137 Erika Myers // Director of Research // Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA)

#136 Lisa Sedlar // CEO // Green Zebra Grocery

#135 Cristen Hodgers // National Ready Rating Spokesperson // American Red Cross

#134 Shellie O’Toole // Senior Account Manager, Emerging Retail // Feeding America

#133 Daniel Gage // President // NGV America and Jeff Clarke // General Counsel & Director, Regulatory Affairs // NGV America, LNG, CNG

#132 Dan Alsaker // Principle // Alsaker Corp dba Broadway

#131 Steve Miller // Author and Founder of The Adventure LLC

#130 Steve Miller // Author and Founder of The Adventure LLC

#129 Tammy Klein // Principal Consultant // Future Fuel Strategies

#128 Scott Hartman // President and CEO // Rutter’s

#127 Roy Strasburger // President // Strasburger

#126 Dan Halyburton // Advance Public Affairs Team // American Red Cross

#125 Tom Stenzel // President // United Fresh Produce Association and Kristen Catalani Small // Director of Convenience Store Sales // Del Monte Fresh Produce

#124 Andrew Austin // Senior Vice President, Specialty Products // Mansfield Energy Corporation and Steve Przesmitzki // Global Team Leader for Strategic Transport Analysis // Aramco R&D

#123 Sarah Alter // President and CEO // Network of Executive Women

#122 Erika Myers // Director of Research // Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA)

#121 Tim Williams // Senior Manager IT Project Management Office // Pilot Flying J
Lauren Lemmons // National Director of Field Corporate Relations // American Heart Association

#120 Paige Anderson // Director, Government Relations // NACS

#119 Joanne Loce // Managing Partner // Fortify Leadership Group

#118 Mike Rosen // Chief Marketing Officer // Keep America Beautiful

#116 Amaris Bradley, MPH, RD // Director of Partnerships // Partnership for a Healthier America

#115 Tammy Klein // Principal Consultant // Future Fuel Strategies

#114 Brad Kieserman // Vice President, Disaster Operations and Logistics // American Red Cross

#113 Jessica Caldwell // Executive Director, Strategic Analytics // Edmunds

#112 Jill Davis // Senior Vice President of Corporate Partnerships // Share Our Strength and Clay Dunn // Chief Communications Officer // Share Our Strength

#111 Dean Foreman // Chief Economist // American Petroleum Institute (API)

#110 John Lauck // President // Children’s Miracle Network

#109 Donovan Woods // Director of Operations // Fuels Institute

#108 Mark Wohltmann // Director // NACS Europe

#107 Donovan Woods // Director of Operations // Fuels Institute

#106 Aaron Lichtig // Vice President, Signature Initiatives // Partnership for a Healthier America

#105 Richard Parry // President and CEO // Aloha Petroleum, Ltd.

#104 Becky Steckler // Urbanism Next Program Manager // University of Oregon

#103 Kevin Coupe // Content Guy // MorningNewsBeat.com

#102 Denton Cinquegrana // Chief Oil Analyst // Oil Price Information Service (OPIS)

#101 Christian Warning // Convenience Specialist // The Retail Marketeers

#100 Chip Conley // Strategic Advisor // Airbnb

#99 Oliver Schlake, Ph.D. // Senior Executive Education Fellow Academy for Innovation and Entrepreneurship // University of Maryland

#98 Al Hebert // Writer/Producer // Gas Station Gourmet and Frank Beard // Analyst/Evangelist // GasBuddy

#97 David Portalatin // Vice President, Industry Analyst – Food Sector // NPD Group

#96 Jesus Azanza // Director of Communications & Marketing // Texas Food & Fuel Association and Elias Sarkis // President // Tri-Con Inc.

#95 Rick Long // Executive Vice President & General Counsel // Petroleum Equipment Institute, Craig Hoyer // President // Kubat Equipment & Service, and Robert Peavey // President // PumpTex

Live from the NACS Show Expo Dave Jacobs // National Sales Director // FlintLoc Technologies, LLC

#94 Billy Milam, III // President // Racetrac Petroleum Inc. and Kevin Smartt // President and CEO // Kwik Chek Food Stores, Inc.

Live from the NACS Show Expo Flo Rida and Mark Wahlberg

#93 Gray Taylor // Executive Director // Conexxus

Special Episode William Shatner and Henry O. Armour // President and CEO // NACS

#92 Michael Rogers // The Practical Futurist

#91 Brenda Pulley // Senior Vice President, Recycling // Keep America Beautiful

#90 Michael McKeown // Executive Director, Campaigns and the Homeland Security Advisory Council // DHS Blue Campaign

#89 Glen Kedzie // Vice President, Energy & Environmental Counsel // American Trucking Associations
Mike Tunnel // Director of Environmental Affairs // American Trucking Associations

#88 Bob Bolduc // Founder // Pride Stations and Stores

#87 John Eichberger// Executive Director// Fuels Institute

#86 Frank Beard // Analyst/Evangelist for Convenience Store and Retail Trends // GasBuddy

Special Episode Paige Anderson // Director of Government Affairs // NACS

#85 E.J. Klock-McCook // Manager // Rocky Mountain Institute

#84 Jackie Held // Senior Manager of Cause Marketing // American Red Cross

#83 John Eichberger // Executive Director// Fuels Institute

#82 Dr. Jay Ellingson // Senior Director of Food Regulations and Science Operations // Kwik Trip Inc. and Martin Putz // Director, Food Safety & Quality Assurance // Kwik Trip, Inc.

#81 Tammy Klein // Future Fuel Strategies and Jeff Wood // The Overhead Wire

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