The Convenience Store News Editorial Advisory Board consists of retailer representatives from large, small and medium-sized chains from various regions of the country. The board meets via conference call five times a year. Board members review business trends in their regions of the country, regulatory and competitive challenges, and other important issues facing the convenience store industry, such as credit card transaction fees, consumer trends, etc. The board's feedback informs the editorial coverage of Convenience Store News.
Laura Aufleger, OnCue Express
Chad Beck, Core-Mark
Edward Davidson, Ed Davidson & Associates (7-Eleven Inc., retired)
Robert Falciani, ExtraMile Convenience Stores
Jim Hachtel, Eby-Brown Co.
Chris Hartman, Rutter’s
Ray Johnson, Speedee Mart
Ruth Ann Lilly, GPM Investments LLC
Vito Maurici, McLane Co. Inc.
Matt Paduano, Lakeport Markets
Jonathan Polansky, Plaid Pantries Inc.
Greg Scriver, Kwik Trip Inc.
Roy Strasburger, StrasGlobal