LEXINGTON, Ky. — Impact 21, a retail consulting, analytics and services company, welcomes Kelly Schimmel-Fink to the team as a senior program manager. Schimmel-Fink will play a key role in client relations, resource management and project quality assurance. She will manage project administration, helping teams through strategy development, execution and implementation to assure that clients achieve their goals on time and on budget.
"Kelly's strong knowledge of the convenience and fuel retailing industry, along with her project management, marketing and communications expertise is of incredible value to Impact 21 and our clients. We are very excited to have her on our team," said Impact 21 CEO Lisa Biggs.
Schimmel-Fink develops comprehensive plans and a process by pulling platforms together, implementing data tracking capabilities, conducting industry research and analyzing data to measure success.
"I'm very excited to join the Impact 21 family and work among some of the best-in-class of the retail and fuel industries. Returning to the industry that I've been so passionate about for more than two decades warms my heart. I look forward to supporting Impact 21's clients in the ever-changing markets in which they operate," said Schimmel-Fink.
Most recently, Schimmel-Fink served as principal at Kace Consulting, where she implemented new strategies and automation to improve overall productivity. She collaborated with c-suite executives, leading project teams managing and vendor relations.
Schimmel-Fink served in roles with both the Fuels Institute as a communications and marketing consultant and at the National Association of Convenience Stores for nearly 20 years as senior director of political engagement.
Lexington, Ky.-based Impact 21 was founded in 1998 by former retailers Lesley Saitta and Lisa Biggs.
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