PRLog - Jan. 30, 2014 - DUXBURY, Mass. -- VERC Enterprises, a leading convenience store and Mobil/Gulf gasoline operator with locations throughout Eastern Massachusetts and New Hampshire, was recently named to the Boston Business Journal’s “Largest Family-Owned Businesses in Massachusetts”
VERC Enterprises is listed as the 10th largest business on the list, which appeared in the December 20 edition of the newspaper and will also appear in the magazine’s annual hardcover book, “Book of Lists.” VERC Enterprises listed its revenues as $147 million for the survey period, plus 226 Massachusetts employees and a total of 240 throughout their company.
VERC Enterprises joins an elite list of Massachusetts businesses to make the list, including Fidelity Investments, the Kraft Group, and New Balance.
Leo Vercollone, CEO of VERC Enterprises, said, “We are pleased to once again be included in the Boston Business Journal’s roundup of the region’s largest family-owned businesses, and we congratulate the other businesses who also qualified for this list. We commend the Boston Business Journal for its ongoing commitment to providing quality business news to our region.”
About VERC Enterprises
VERC Enterprises is the region’s leading, independent chain of convenience stores and gasoline stations, with locations throughout Eastern Massachusetts and New Hampshire. The company began 36 years ago with a single car wash in Marshfield, in a business founded by Eugene Vercollone. Today two of Mr. Vercollone’s sons operate the company, with Leo as President and Paul as Vice President. The firm has more than 230 employees and is a leader in hiring those with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. In 2011 VERC Enterprises was recognized by the Boston Business Journal as a Best Place to Work in Massachusetts and as a Leader in Diversity and in 2011, 2012 and 2013 by the Boston Globe as a Best Place to Work in Massachusetts. For additional information, please visit the website, www.vercenterprises.com, or call 781-934-7300.