2022 Speakers

Joy Almekies

Joy Almekies

Senior Director of Food Services | Global Partners/Alltown
Brad Chivington

Brad Chivington

Senior Vice President | High's of Baltimore
Shelley Coleman

Shelley Coleman

Category and Merchandising Manager | Stinker Stores
Jayson Council

Jayson Council

Associate Faculty | Columbia University
Erin Del Conte

Erin Del Conte

Executive Editor | CStore Decisions

Colin Dornish

Colin Dornish

Director of Operations | Coen Markets
Brenda Ellsworth

Brenda Ellsworth

Chief Operating Officer | Pete
Tony El-Nemr

Tony El-Nemr

Founder and CEO | Nouria Energy Corp.
Doug Galli

Doug Galli

Vice President and General Manager | Reid Stores Inc./Crosby’s
Derek Gaskins

Derek Gaskins

Chief Marketing Officer | Yesway

Ieva Grimm

Ieva Grimm

Chief Operating Officer | Jim Dandy Stores
Rear Admiral Garry E. Hall

Rear Admiral Garry E. Hall

United States Navy (Retired), Former Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs & Senior Director for International Organizations & Alliances
Sorin Hilgen

Sorin Hilgen

Group Chief Digital Officer and Chief Information Officer | EG Group
Jerome Hunsinger

Jerome Hunsinger

Fresh Food Marketing Brand Manager | Wawa, Inc.
John Lofstock

John Lofstock

Executive Director | NAG

Gaurang Maniar

Gaurang Maniar

Executive Director, Marketing | Dash-In
Jeremie Myhren

Jeremie Myhren

Chief Information Officer, Road Ranger, YEO Board Chairman
Dora Ocampo

Dora Ocampo

Senior Foodservice Category Manager | Global Partners
Alex Olympidis

Alex Olympidis

President of Operations | Family Express Corporation
Steve O'Toole

Steve O’Toole

Vice President of Sales and Business Development | Stuzo

Rachel Puepke

Rachel Puepke

Vice President of Marketing | CEFCO
Peter Rasmussen

Peter Rasmussen

Director of Operations | Neon Markets
Patrick Raycroft

Patrick Raycroft

Associate Director | W. Capra Consulting Group
Tom Robinson

Tom Robinson

President | Robinson Oil Corp.
David Simendinger

David Simendinger

President | Champlain Farms

Tony Sparks

Tony Sparks

Head of Customer Wow! | Curby’s Express Market
Gray Taylor

Gray Taylor

Executive Director | Conexxus
Brian Unrue

Brian Unrue

Director of Operations | Clark’s Pump-n-Shop
Laura Varn

Laura Varn

Vice President, People & Culture and Communications | Parkland USA
Jessica Williams

Jessica Williams

Founder & CEO | Food Forward Thinking LLC