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Stinker Stores Promotes Nate Brazier to CEO

Convenience-store leader replaces Charley Jones, who is retiring
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Photograph courtesy of Stinker Stores

Nate Brazier is the new president and CEO of Stinker Stores. Brazier, who was previously president and chief operating officer at the convenience-store chain, replaces Charley Jones, who is retiring.  

Nate Brazier, Stinker Stores

“It is a great honor and a big responsibility to serve our Stinkin Awesome team,” Brazier (pictured above) told CSP Daily News via email. “There is so much that I am looking forward to, and most importantly I am excited to keep having fun with our Stinkin Awesome team as we continue our focus of growing our people, building our brand and maximizing our potential every day. I am grateful that I get to work with such passionate and supertalented people here at Stinker. The future is exciting!”

  • Stinker, Boise, Idaho, is No. 69 on CSP's 2023 Top 202 ranking of convenience-store chains by size.

Stinker Stores hired Brazier as vice president of operations in spring 2020. He previously worked for Salt Lake City-based Maverik. He joined Maverik in 2014, where he was executive director of regional operations. Prior to that, he spent time with 7-Eleven Inc., operating as a field consultant for the Irving, Texas-based chain in Kansas, Nevada and Utah.

Charley Jones owns Stinker Stores with his wife, Nancy, according to the company's website. Farris Lind opened the first Stinker Gas Station in 1936 in Twin Falls, Idaho. 

Stinker has 105 locations in Idaho, Colorado and Wyoming. Over the past few years, Stinker has remodeled several of its stores and added its first in-house fresh food program Pete’s Eats.

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