PRLog - Aug. 15, 2014 - DUXBURY, Mass. -- Leo Vercollone, President of VERC Enterprises, a leading convenience store and Mobil/Gulf gasoline operator with locations throughout Eastern Massachusetts and New Hampshire has been named President of the New England Convenience Store Association (NECSA).
As such, Vercollone will lead NECSA, which represents and protects the interests of retailers and suppliers in the convenience store and petroleum industry in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
Vercollone, a resident of Duxbury, Massachusetts, holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Boston College. He has served on numerous industry, civic and community organizations, including as a member of the Board of Directors of the South Shore Chamber of Commerce, on the Dealer Advisory Council for both Mobil and Gulf and as a member of the Board of Directors of NACS (The Association for Convenience and Fuel Retailing). He also sits on the Finance Council for Holy Family Catholic Church and is a member of the Board of Directors of Trinity Catholic Academy in Brockton, Massachusetts. A long-time member of NECSA, Vercollone served as its Vice President prior to being named President.
“It is an honor and privilege to serve as president of an organization that is so vital to our industry,” said Vercollone.
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 37 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.