National Automatic Merchandising Association Announces 2012 Industry Award Winners: Craig Hesch, Ken Shea, Tim Wayne, Dan Hart And Brent Garson

The National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA) has announced its 2012 industry award winners who will be honored at the NAMA OneShow April 25 To 27 in Las Vegas.

Winners are:

Industry Person of the Year: Craig Hesch, NCE5, owner, A.H.  Management Group, Inc., Rolling Meadows, Ill.

Coffee Operator of the Year: Ken Shea, NCE5, vice president and director of field operations, The Standard Companies, Inc., St. Charles, Mo.,

Coffee Allied Member of the Year: Tim Wayne, director of sales, The Folgers Coffee Co., Orrville, Ohio.

Vending Operator of the Year: Dan Hart, owner of Southern Refreshment Services-Canteen, Tucker, Ga.;

Vending Allied Member of the Year: Brent Garson, president, Vendors Exchange International, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.

The awards will be presented by Brad Ellis, NAMA chairman, Wednesday, April 25 during the OneShow opening ceremonies at 1 p.m. in the Blue Man Group Theater along with a special performance by the Blue Man Group and Industry address by NAMA CEO Carla Balakgie.

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