Gwen Gattsek has joined NACS as its full-time data services manager.
Previoulsy, Gattsek served as temporary help to NACS’ marketing department since July 2012, helping enhance the association’s data management capabilities, especially related to e-mail communications to members, a news release says. She also worked as a consultant to NACS in 2009 and 2010, supervising the data management of NACS’ record-setting petition drives against swipe fees.
Additionally, Gattsek has experience as a business owner, serving as a manager and later as owner of The Flower Market, a retail floral business serving a number of national accounts. More recently, she was building manager and fresh flower buyer for Middle Atlantic Wholesale Florist.
Gattsek earned a bachelor of arts degree in biology with a concentration in psychology from the University of Virginia. She is a resident of Alexandria.
Founded in 1961 as the National Association of Convenience Stores, NACS is the international association for convenience and fuel retailing. The U.S. convenience store industry, with more than 149,000 stores across the country, posted $681 billion in total sales in 2011, of which $486 billion were motor fuels sales. NACS has 2,200 retail and 1,600 supplier member companies that do business in nearly 50 countries.