North America NACS Council

The Coca-Cola Retailing Research Council North America NACS, established in 2000 in partnership with the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), has a history of understanding and developing practical responses to strategic challenges. Known for providing key industry research, the North America NACS Council identifies the big issues facing convenience retailers and commissions industry research. By uncovering insights about these issues, the Council ultimately helps convenience retail industry leaders and operators grow their businesses and respond to a changing marketplace.

Current members of the Coca-Cola Retailing Research Council North America NACS:

  • Hal Adams, CST
  • Chris Gheysens, Wawa
  • Varish Goyal, Vintners Dist.
  • Deborah Gullaher, Suncor Energy
  • Terry Handley, Casey’s
  • Kevin Hess, Kroger/Kwikshop
  • Tom LeFevers, Speedway
  • Steve Loehr, Kwik Trip
  • Crystal Maggelet, Maverik
  • Billy Milam, Racetrac
  • Chuck O’Dell, QuikTrip
  • Quinn Ricker, Ricker’s
  • Joe Sheetz, Sheetz
  • Peter Tedeschi, Tedeshi Food Shops
  • Matt Thornton, Thornton’s
  • Hank Armour, NACS
  • Dae Kim, NACS
  • Michael Sansolo, research director for the North America NACS Council