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NAMA Officially Announces Dan Mathews Scholarship, Industry Participation Welcomed

CHICAGO – May 18, 2017 – To honor Dan Mathews and his longstanding commitment to the industry, NAMA officially announces the Dan Mathews Scholarship.

Dan Mathews, NAMA’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, NCE5, CCS, will retire in July following 18 years of service at the association, a capstone to a 50-year career in the convenience services industry.

Dan’s wide-ranging legacy includes the association’s partnership with Michigan State University, including a NAMA-Endowed Professorship and host of NAMA’s Executive Development Program, which has set the bar in the industry for executive-level training.

Instrumental in the creation of both the OneShow and NAMA’s health and wellness initiatives, including the FitPick program, Dan has remained passionate about the importance of continued education for industry professionals, particularly small operators.

The named scholarship, in his honor, will be earmarked for small operators to pursue continuing industry education. To pay tribute to Dan’s legacy and donate to the Dan Mathews Scholarship Fund, please visit: namanow.org/foundation.

Founded in 1936, NAMA is the association representing the $25 billion US convenience services industry. With more than 1,000-member companies — including many of the world’s most recognized brands — NAMA provides advocacy, education and research for its membership. Visit NAMA on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.