QUICK LINKS: Videos  |  Micromarkets |

Redemption Report




Buy a Classified Ad


Editorial Calendars


Circulation Data






Date Book


Bookmark this site

Issue Date: Vol. 54, No. 3, March 2014, Posted On: 2/20/2014

NAMA Announces Vending Award Winners; Marcus Whitener Is Person Of Year

Nick Montano
TAGS: National Automatic Merchandising Association, NAMA, vending industry award-winners, Marcus Whitener, Refreshment Solutions, Dean Gilland, Dan Marchetti, Rendezvous Music & Vending, David Henchel, Randy Smith, Bryan Real

CHICAGO -- The National Automatic Merchandising Association today announced its 2014 vending industry award-winners.

Leading off the winners' roster is Marcus Whitener, who is NAMA's Industry Person of the Year. Whitener, a NAMA board member, is chief executive of Refreshment Solutions (New Orleans).

"Marc is an excellent choice as the person of the year," said Dean Gilland, NAMA's vice-president of sales. "He's committed to the industry as well as his community. We're very excited for him."

NAMA's other award winners are:

» Dan Marchetti, Rendezvous Music & Vending (Eureka, CA), Vending Operator of the Year.

» David Henchel, Corporate Coffee Systems (Westbury, NY), Coffee Service Operator of the Year.

» Randy Smith, LightSpeed Automation, Allied Member of the Year (vending).

» Bryan Real, United Food Group, Allied Member of the Year (coffee).

NAMA will present the awards during the OneShow at Chicago's McCormick Place, April 9-11.

Topic: Vending Features

  • FBI Warns That New Microchip-Enabled Credit Cards Still Vulnerable
  • Automated Library Distributes Books Amid Budget Cuts
  • Coca-Cola Creates National Product Supply System
  • PayRange Sales Staff Grows 160% Over Five Months
  • Class-Action Suit Claims Welch's Fruit Snack Are No Healthier Than Candy

Copyright © 2015 Vending Times Inc. All rights reserved. 
P: (516) 442-1850 | F: (516) 442-1849 | subscriptions@vendingtimes.net
55 Maple Ave. - Ste. 304, Rockville Centre, NY 11570