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CSP Names 2024 Category Manager of the Year Finalists

Voting opens across 7 categories; winners to be named during Convenience Retailing University conference
2024 Category Manager of the Year Award Finalists
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CSP is proud to announce the finalists in its 2024 Category Manager of the Year (CMOY) Awards, nominated by the convenience-store supplier community. These are the best of the best from small, midsize and large chains across the United States.

Between now and Jan. 31, CSP is asking supplier partners to cast their votes to recognize the c-store industry’s finest category managers. Winners are chosen in seven key c-store categories. Winners will be announced during the 2024 Convenience Retailing University conference, to be held Feb. 28-March 1 in Nashville. The winners will be featured in a special section of CSP magazine’s April issue.

Suppliers nominated dozens of potential finalists at the end of 2023 and, with the help of CSP editors, finalists were chosen based not only on bottom-line results, but also on the knowledge and forecasting abilities of these category managers, who arguably know more about today's consumer than anyone else.

The 2024 finalists for Category Manager of the Year are:

Behind the Counter/Tobacco

 

Beth Barron

MAPCO

Kevin Majewski

7-Eleven

Jon Manuyag

Plaid Pantry

Snacks/Candy

 

Gary Evans

Circle K

Bryen Bloomfield

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores

Kera Gilmer

TopStar Express

Dispensed Beverages

 

Holly MacFarlane

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores

Joe Brumfield

Tex-Best Travel Centers

Matt Rogers

OnCue

Foodservice

 

Kate Weisman

EG America

Matt High

Sheetz

Leanna Marett

7-Eleven

Packaged Beverages-Alcohol

 

Kiley Schranze

Wawa

James Fortescue

bp

Don Caudill

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores

Packaged Beverages-Nonalcohol

 

Summer Daniels

MAPCO

Samantha Overmohle

Maverik

Corey Nicely

Pilot Co.

Loyalty + Tech/Operations

 

Aaron Brandt

Yesway

Scott Smith

Parker’s

Noah Sanders

High’s  

Click here to vote for the finalists. The 2024 Category Manager of the Year Awards are sponsored by Altria Group Distribution Co. Click here to see last year’s winners.

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