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CHICAGO -- The National Automatic Merchandising Association is honoring executive vice-president and chief operating officer Dan Mathews for his longstanding commitment to the industry by establishing a scholarship in his name.
Mathews is retiring in July following 18 years of service at the association, a capstone to a 50-year career in the convenience services industry. | READ MORE
The scholarship, in his honor, will be earmarked for small operators to pursue continuing industry education.
Click here to learn more about donating to the Dan Mathews Scholarship Fund.
JOB WELL DONE: NAMA president and chief executive Carla Balakgie presents Distinguished Service Award to Dan Mathews, who is retiring as NAMA executive vice-president and chief operating officer. Mathews, a 50-year vending and foodservice industry veteran, joined the association in 1999. He played key roles in the development of NAMA's Fit Pick product awareness program and the endowment of a professorship in hospitality business at Michigan State University. Mathews said he’s looking forward to the next chapter, during which he plans to continue adding value to businesses in the industry.