NAMA Honors Heidi Chico, Peter Fetherston And Larry Atnip As 2019 Industry Award Winners

Posted On: 4/4/2019

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  Heidi Chico
  Peter Fetherston
  Larry Atnip
CHICAGO -- The National Automatic Merchandising Association announced the winners of its 2019 Industry Awards. Recognized as the most widely respected leaders in the industry, as nominated by their peers, are Industry Person of the Year, Heidi Chico, chief executive of U-Select-It; Operator of the Year, Peter Fetherston, chief executive of Canteen; and Allied Member of the Year Larry Atnip, vice-president as Atnip Co. Inc. (Fullerton, CA) and president of Premier Broker Partners (Turnersville, NJ).

NAMA will present the awards at its upcoming NAMA Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Wednesday, April 24.
The NAMA Industry Awards are presented to individuals that best exemplify support of the convenience services industry through a history of service and leadership throughout the industry and in their own communities. They must be innovative, possess a willingness to expand conventional practices and follow ethical business standards in accordance with the NAMA code of ethics.
"A treasured NAMA tradition, these awards recognize individuals who have served the industry and NAMA as leaders, innovators and advocates," said NAMA chief executive Carla Balakgie. "Heidi, Peter and Larry have helped their companies achieve success while devoting their time and talent to advancing the industry as a whole and supporting their colleagues and communities. I congratulate each of them on this well-deserved honor."
Click here to view the full NAMA Show program.