Shirley Chipana has joined the National Association of Convenience Stores as an accounting manager.
Chipana has five years of accounting experience for non-profit organizations, serving as senior accountant with the AG Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
NACS serves the $648 billion convenience and fuels retailing industry by sharing ideas and insights in its award-winning publications, including NACS Magazine and the Convenience Matters podcast, creating unique networking and education opportunities and through industry-leading research and analysis.
Chipana earned a bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting from George Mason University.
NACS, a global trade association dedicated to advancing convenience and fuel retailing, serves as a trusted advisor to more than 1,500 retailer and 1,600 supplier members from more than 50 countries. Founded in 1961, NACS ensures the competitive viability of the convenience and fuel retailing industry – which accounts for 165 million transactions daily and generates almost $650 billion in annual sales in the U.S. alone – through knowledge, connections and advocacy. For more information, visit convenience.org.
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