National Association of College Stores, Inc. is a trade association representing the collegiate retailing industry. The association offers education and research, consulting, and networking services and affinity programs to higher education retailers. It also provides education and professional development programs focusing on college store operations including management, textbooks and course materials, merchandising, and financial record-keeping. Additionally, the association hosts conferences, tradeshows, and events and publishes The College Store, a bi-monthly trade journal and electronic newsletters. National Association of College Stores, Inc. was formerly known as National Association...
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Oberlin, OH 44074
Founded in 1923
National Association of College Stores CEO Brian Cartier Announces Retirement
Mar 10 15
Brian E. Cartier, CAE, chief executive officer of the National Association of College Stores (NACS), announced that he will retire as the association's leader, effective June 30, 2016.
National Association of College Stores, Inc. Names New Officers and Trustees
Mar 14 14
The National Association of College Stores installed two new officers and nine new trustees to its board during CAMEX. Todd Summer, CCR, director of Aztec Shops Ltd. at San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, is the newly-elected board of trustees president for 2014 through CAMEX 2015. Summer succeeds George G. Masforroll, associate vice president of auxiliary services at Broward College, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Anthony G. Martin, director of the Houston Baptist University Bookstore, Houston, TX, was installed as President-Elect. The newly-elected trustees include: R. Todd Smith, CCR, director of campus store services at the Loch Shop at Clayton State University, Morrow, GA; Brent Beatty, manager of the University of Calgary Bookstore, Calgary, AB; Jeff Nelson, CCR, director of bookstores and card services at Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH; Jerry Murphy Jr., president of the Harvard Cooperative Society, Cambridge, MA; Donald J. Golini, director of college store and vender relations at Pearson Learning Solutions, Reading, MA; Michael Wood, senior vice president of The Futures Company, Chicago, IL; NACS Foundation Board of Directors chair, Lisa Gallivan-Reed, executive vice president collegiate division, OneCoast Collegiate Team, Hanson, MA; indiCo Board of Directors chair, Mark Frisby, CCR, general manager, MSU Bookstore, Inc., Montana State University, Bozeman, MT; and PartnerShip Board of Directors chair, Mary Ellen Martin, CCR, director of store services, The University Store, University of Maine at Farmington, Farmington, ME.
NACS Announces Election of Four Retail Members to Serve on its Board of Directors
Oct 14 13
NACS announced the election of four retail members to serve on its Board of Directors. The new Board members were named to their positions during the NACS Board of Directors meeting at the NACS Show in Atlanta. The NACS retail members elected to serve on the Board of Directors are Tim Chalk, CEO, 7-Eleven Hong Kong and Macau; Steve DeSutter, president and CEO, Stripes, LLC; Chris Gheysens, president and CEO, Wawa Inc. and Leo Vercollone, president and CEO, Verc Enterprises Inc. Tim Chalk has been the CEO of 7-Eleven in Hong Kong since May 2010. Chalk came to Asia more than 13 years ago as the trading and marketing director at ParknShop in Hong Kong. Steve DeSutter joined Susser Holdings in June 2008 and is responsible for Stripes LLC. DeSutter began his career at British Petroleum, where he worked in operations, marketing and finance roles during his 18 years there. DeSutter serves on the Board of Directors for United Way of the Coastal Bend, Board of Trustees for the Coastal Bend Blood Center and the Board of Directors for the Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation. Chris Gheysens is president and CEO of Wawa and previously held the position of chief financial and administrative officer from January 2007 to December 2011. Leo Vercollone joined the industry in 1977 when he partnered with his father, Eugene and his brother Paul to launch Verc Enterprises Inc.