Convenience Retail Expert 521675 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of experience on the convenience retail / petroleum marketing industry. I have experience in top management positions in both entrepreneurial and large corporate business environments. I have also spent over a decade working as a convenience retail expert witness and have provided numerous clients with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

I have over 10 years of experience working as a consultant and expert witness on matters relating to the convenience retail / petroleum marketing industry. I have written a number of expert witness reports, and given testimony at deposition and in the courtroom on matters relating to the buying and selling locations, items related to business profitability, various business models, and proper auditing processes.

Consulting Experience

I am the founder of a convenience retail / petroleum marketing consultancy. We have provided a wide variety of services to both retails and suppliers in the industry. These have included retail based projects focused on marketing, merchandising, and category management including developing an on-line category management training program with an alliance partner, customer communication, information systems, foodservice assessments, primary distributor request for proposals, and conducting operational due diligence for private equity firms. I have also worked with a number of industry suppliers on industry education, market penetration, validations studies, and market research.

Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes working in convenience store operations with expertise in sales, marketing, branding, operations, foodservice, and loss prevention.


Degree Subject Institution
M.B.A. Marketing Western New England University Springfield Massachusetts
B.S. Agricultural and Food Economics University of Massachusetts Amherst Massachusetts

Awards & Affiliation

National Association of Convenience Stores
Convenience Retailing University Advisory Council
RetailWire BrainTrust Panel

Primary Affiliation

National Association of Convenience Stores