Jeff Deitchler, general manager of PrairieFire Coffee Roasters in Wichita, Kan., has been named NAMA’s Coffee Service Operator of the Year. The award will be presented to Deitchler April 25 during the OneShow, the nation’s largest vending and refreshment services trade event held in Las Vegas, Nev.
“Jeff is being given this well-deserved distinction in recognition of his passion for customer service and his leadership and support of NAMA and the refreshment services channel overall,” said Dean Gilland, NAMA vice president, in a prepared statement.
“As a proven expert in the field, he helped shape the 2012 to 2015 Coffee Strategic Plan for the industry, facilitated the Coffee Service Symposium at the OneShow, and has played an active role in all CTW shows,” Gilland continued.
Deitchler’s commitment to the community is demonstrated through his long-term support of the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission, the Wichita Festivals and the local Make-A-Wish Foundation.
PrairieFire Coffee Roasters is a Wichita, Kansas-based company, servicing more than 7,000 customers across seven states in the Midwest.