NAMA announced that Jeff Rawlins of Vend Catering Supply has been named the association’s Coffee Service Allied Member of the Year.
“During his nearly 40 years in Office Coffee, he has built his career by seizing opportunities,” said Dean Gilland, vice president of NAMA, in a prepared statement. “He added a powerful coffee lineup to his company, Vend Catering Supply, in addition to managing the sales and customer service groups.”
“For decades, he has been active in NAMA, the Western Coffee Association, CAVC, and AAMC where he has served on many committees, most recently the Annual Meeting. Well respected by his customers, peers and brokers alike, we are delighted to recognize Jeff and congratulate him on this well-deserved award,” he continued.
NAMA’s Industry Awards program recognizes members’ leadership and achievements both in vending and refreshment services and in the communities where they do business. In addition to supporting NAMA and its state associations, award winners must be innovative, demonstrate a willingness to expand conventional practices and practice consistent ethical business standards, in accordance with the NAMA Code of Ethics.