NAMA

ABOUT NAMA

NAMA represents the $25 billion US convenience services industry. 

NAMA Board of Directors

2018 Officers

CHAIR
Jeff Smith
All Star Services, Inc.
Port Huron, MI

CHAIR ELECT
Greg Sidwell, NCE5, CCS
G & J Marketing and Sales
Palm Harbor, FL

VICE CHAIR
Josh Rosenberg
Accent Food Services
Pflugerville, TX

SECRETARY / TREASURER
Joe Hessling
365 Retail Markets
Troy, MI

PAST CHAIR
Heidi Chico, NCE
U-Select-It
Des Moines, IA

Board

Larry Atnip
Atnip Co., Inc.
Fullerton, CA

Jim Bardy
Continental Canteen
Sterling Heights, MI

John Barnes
Company Kitchen
Merriam, KS

Byron Brooks
PepsiCo
White Plains, NY

Peter Fetherston
Canteen
Charlotte, NC

Jim Frost
Aramark
Philadelphia, PA

Nicky Gacos
Colorado Associates LLC
Metuchen, NJ

Scott Halloran
Trolley House Refreshments
Richmond, VA

Dan Hart
Southern Refreshment Services
Tucker, GA

Patrick Hatcher
Vistar
Centennial, CO

Mike Lawlor
USA Technologies
Malvern, PA

Chuck Reed, NCE5
Crane Payment Innovations
Malvern, PA

Sylvia Rowe
SR Strategy
Washington, D.C.

Michael Schwartz
Starbucks Coffee Company
Brick, NJ

John Seeberger, NCE
Burdette Beckmann, Inc.
Denver, CO

Devin Smith
Diamond Vending, Inc.
Highland, IN

Randy Smith
LightSpeed Automation LLC
Alpharetta, GA

Tom Steuber
Associated Services
San Leandro, CA

Karen Webster
Newco Enterprises, Inc.
Charles, MO

Joshua Wells
American Food & Vending Corp.
Syracuse, NY

Cliff Whitehead, NCE5
Flowers Foods
Tucker, GA

Marc Whitener, NCE
Refreshment Solutions, LLC
Norco, LA

Lance Whorton
Imperial
Tulsa, OK

Ex-Officio Director

Carla Balakgie, FASAE, CAE
NAMA

Honorary Director

Alan Plaisted (deceased)
Southern Refreshment Services
Tucker, GA

Chair Emeritus

Carl Millman (1964)
Weston, FL

Ted Nicolay (1971)
Palm Desert, CA

Alvin Corry  (1974)
St. Louis, MO

Charles E. Bertsch (1976)
Durham, NC

Marvin Heaps (1977)
Address Unknown

Richard Estey (1978)
The Estey Corporation
Portland, OR

Paul McClinton (1979)
Credit Corporation of America
Waco, TX

Allan P. Lucht (1980)
Greenwich, CT

John B. Edgerton (1981)
Green Valley, AZ

Howard A. Michaels, NCE (1982)
Lake Worth, FL

Kenneth J. Nowak (1984)
Variety Vending & Foodservices, Inc.
Warren, MI

John M. Darden, III (1985)
Atlanta, GA

James A. Rost (1986)
Buffalo Grove

Merrill Krakauer (1987)
Short Hills, NJ

William K. Walsh (1988)
Continental Vending, Inc.
Anaheim, CA

John R. Farquharson, FMP (1989)
International Food Safety Council
Mullica Hill, NJ

Harold I. Blotner (1990)
Madison, WI

J. Stephen Stoltz (1991)
Fort Collins, CO

R. David Clayton, NCE5 (1992)
AFS Consulting
Nashville, TN

Lawrence Levine (1993)
DelRay Beach, FL

Craig Estey (1994)
Las Vegas, NV

Donald J. Hesch (1996)
A.H. Management Group
Rolling Meadows, IL

Bill Burch (1997)
Sikeston, MO

G. Michael Cronk (1998)
Oak Brook, IL

J.E. Eddie Hicks, NCE5 (1999)
Prestige Services, Inc.
Clifton Park, NY

Alan J. Suitor (2000)
Naples, FL

Dan J. Sofie (2001)
B & P Vending, Inc.
Bellingham, WA
Anthony J. Gagliardi (2002)
Cape Coral, FL

John V. Arnold (2003)
Arnold Vending Company, Inc.
Tiffin, OH

Richard E. Atnip, NCE (2004)
Atnip Company, Inc.
Fullerton, CA

Steven D. Ross, NCE5 (2005)
Heartland Coffee Company
North Webster, IN

James H. Terry, NCE (2006 & 2007)
c/o The Bobby Dodd Foundation
Atlanta, GA

James F. Brinton, NCE5 (2008 & 2009)
Evergreen Vending
Tukwila, WA

Craig A. Hesch, NCE5 (2010 & 2011)
A.H. Management Group
Rolling Meadows, IL

Brad L. Ellis, NCE (2011-2012)
Crane Merchandising Systems
Bridgeton, MO

Mark B. Dieffenbach, NCE5 (2012- 2014)
The Hershey Company
Hershey, PA

Peter Tullio, NCE5, CCS (2014-2016)
Gourmet Coffee Service Worldwide Vending
Van Nuys, CA

Howard Chapman, NCE, CCS (2016-17)
Royal Cup, Inc
Birmingham, AL

Pat Hagerty, NCE5, CCS (2018-2019)
Vistar Corporation
Centennial, CO