WELL DONE!Cyndi Brodt of General Mills presents Broker of the Year award to Mike Kelley during NAMA Show in Las Vegas.
LAS VEGAS – General Mills Inc. recognized Burdette Beckmann Inc. senior account manager Mike Kelley as its 2019 Broker of the Year, in recognition of his superior service, during the National Automatic Merchandising Association's recent NAMA Show here at the Las Vegas (NV) Convention Center.
Kelley began his career in the vending industry as a vending broker 13 years ago at 20 years old. He has served on the Tri-State Automatic Merchandising Council board of directors since 2010 and is currently on the board's executive committee as secretary.
NAMA appointed Kelley as the first Emerging Leaders Network (ELN) vice- chairman in 2013 and he took the reins as ELN chairman in 2015. Kelley also completed the NAMA Executive Development Program (EDP) at Michigan State University in 2013.
In 2015, NAMA's Government Affairs Committee honored Kelley for his excellent service, outstanding participation and support of industry advocacy efforts. He attended NAMA's 2014 Public Policy Conference in Washington, DC, along with the past three NAMA Fly-Ins on Capitol Hill.
Burdette Beckmann Inc., established in 1955 and based in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, is a sales agency focused on representing snack and confectionery manufacturers and serves the convenience services industry nationwide.