2021 Honorees

2021 Top Women In Convenience

Women of the Year

Ericka Ayles, Managing Director & Chief Financial Officer, Yesway
Renee Bacon, Senior Vice President, Sales & Operations, Murphy USA
Melanie Isbill
, Chief Marketing Officer, RaceTrac Petroleum Inc.
Marissa Jarratt, Chief Marketing Officer, 7-Eleven Inc.
Lisa Koenig, Head of Global Communications, Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc./Circle K

Senior-Level Leaders

Atina Abraham, Director, Women’s Wellness —  Walgreens Team, Procter & Gamble
Brittany Bayley, Vice President of Marketing, Huck’s
Dawn Boulanger, Vice President of Marketing, Tri-Star Energy
Sandra D’Asaro, Vice President of Sales Development, Analytics & Technology, Core-Mark International 
Simran Dhaliwal Emaus, CEO, Now Save Stores
Christina Dokos, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Eby-Brown
Megan Elfers, Vice President of Advertising/Marketing, Casey’s General Stores Inc. 
Meghann Erhart, Vice President, Business Process Improvement & Automation, Pilot Flying J
Polly Flinn, President, GetGo Café+Market
Susan Flynn, Director of National Sales – QuikTrip, The Coca-Cola Co.
Krystal Forbes, Senior Director —  San Francisco Region, Reynolds American Inc.
Elizabeth Hoffer, Director of Commissary Operations, CEFCO Convenience Stores
Mary James, Director of Operations, Duchess Convenience Stores
Denise Jenkins, Vice President, Marketing, Insights, Loyalty, United Dairy Farmers
Theresa Kindley, Category Manager, ExtraMile Convenience Stores
Rachel Krupa, Founder & CEO, The Goods Mart
Anne Livermore, Director of Sales, Tyson Foods
Lisa Meyer, Senior Director, C-store Sales Planning, The Hershey Co.
Teresa Patat, Account Manager, McLane Co. Inc.
Suzanne Poirier, Vice President, Global Finance & Supply Chain Optimization, Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc./Circle K
Lauren Quaglia, Small Format Team Lead, Boston Beer Co.
Kim Reed, Executive Vice President, U.S. Sales, ITG Brands
Merlix Reynolds, Executive Director of Accounting, RaceTrac Petroleum Inc.
Adriene Robins, Director of Marketing, OnCue Marketing
Tonya Robinson, Director of Store Operations, Thorntons
Sara Secondi, Senior Account Manager, Altria Group Distribution Co.
Emily Sheetz Mandal, Vice President of Strategy & Information Technology, Sheetz Inc.
Lindy Smith, Senior Director of Category Management, Maverik Inc.
Mindy Stone, Customer Director, C-store Shopper Marketing, Mondelēz International
Eva Strasburger, President, StrasGlobal
Siva Surkunalingam, Vice President, IT Strategy & Governance, 7-Eleven Inc.
 

Rising Stars

Ashley Chambers, Food Operations Project Manager, Thorntons
Katherine Cunningham, Chain Director, FIFCO USA
Heather Davis, Director of Foodservice, Parker’s
Leslie Edmiston, Manager, Category Space & Analysis, Wawa Inc.
Stephanie Ferguson, Director, Regulatory Affairs & Compliance, United Pacific
Sarah Garcia, Food Safety & Quality Assurance Manager, Casey’s General Stores Inc.
Jennifer Gurdock, National Convenience Store Operations Manager, The Hershey Co.
Cynthia Herrera, Regional Director of Operations, West Coast Business Unit, Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc./Circle K
Sara Hillstrom, Senior Director, Industry Relations, Anheuser-Busch
Lorena Javalera, Pricebook Lead, ExtraMile Convenience Stores
Kim Jenks, Category Manager, Kwik Trip Inc.
Jocelyn Miller, Manager of Operations – Workforce Management, Love’s Travel Stops
Nicole Nelsen, Zone Manager/Director, General Mills Convenience
Shannon Patrick, Senior Manager of Fuel Supply & Distribution, GetGo Café+Market
Kaylie Peduzzi, Lead Operations Specialist, Wawa Account Team, Altria Group Distribution Co.
Jessica Pierce, Category Manager, Maverik Inc.
Randi Reeder, Fill-In District Supervisor & Store Manager, Rutter’s
Dana Renfro, Category Manager, Yesway
Mary Ridout, Merchandise Manager, United Refining Co.
Colleen Seifert, Category Manager, EG America/Cumberland Farms
Sara Shankman, Senior Customer Marketing Manager – Speedway & QuikTrip, The Coca-Cola Co.
Michelle Signorelli, OTP Category Manager, RaceTrac Petroleum Inc.
Cate Moore, Strategic Insights Assistant Manager, Eby-Brown
Kate Splawn, Account Executive, Reynolds American Inc.
Melissa Vonder Haar, Marketing Director, iSee Store Innovations
Hannah Walker, Partner Solutions Manager, GreenPrint
Anahi Wray, Senior Category Manager, 7-Eleven Inc.

Mentors

Tara Antle, Manager, Talent Acquisition, Casey’s General Stores Inc.
Donna Barbier, Senior Chain Sales Executive, Molson Coors Beverage Co. 
Julie Beltran, Training Specialist, Chevron USA
Megan Gibson, Human Resources Business Partner, RaceTrac Petroleum Inc.
Lori Hall, District Manager, Coen Markets
Beka Jackson, Director, Foodservice Project Management, Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc./Circle K
Myra Kressner, Founder & President, Kressner Strategy Group
Amy Lane, Senior Vice President, Special Projects, Parker’s
Sarah Montgomery, Sales Director, Applied Data Corp.
Cynthia West, Restaurant Manager, Rutter’s
Elizabeth Wiles, Sales Director, JUUL Labs