Vice President, Membership Services
Quinn was first introduced to travel centers as a truck driver, working for a Nebraska-based carrier that had 48 state authority. That gave him insight on a very personal level into a travel center’s function. Later, he started working for Sapp Bros. pumping fuel on the fuel islands. Since then, he held almost every job within the industry, ultimately being promoted to president of Sapp Bros. During that time, he also served on NATSO’s Board and as its chairman for three years. After retiring from Sapp Bros., Quinn joined NATSO in 2019. Today he shares his expertise with members through Travel Center Profit Drivers custom assesments and guidance.
Joe is the Industry and Trade Assc. Manager representing Kwik Trip in Washington D.C., the state governments they operate in and all trade Associations they are involved in. He has spent twenty one years of his career in the Petroleum / Convenience Store Industry with Kwik Trip. Three years as a District Leader of Retail Stores, eighteen years in petroleum procurement and director of the petroleum division and just recently moved to his new role of Industry and Trade Assc. Manager.
Alternative Fuels Council
The Alternative Fuels Council, a NATSO company, provides expert knowledge on alternative fuel management and regulatory compliance. We assist fuel marketers with federal and state regulations, incentives, supply options and infrastructure advice. Visit www.natsoaltfuels.com for more information.
Blue Beacon International
At Blue Beacon, we pride ourselves in serving your truck washing and Washout needs in a friendly and courteous manner. We appreciate your business and want you to be satisfied. Located at the country’s finest travel plazas, Blue Beacon Truck Wash locations are conveniently located and provide easy access for even the biggest rigs. With over 110 – 24hr locations and growing, and more than 45 years of experience, Blue Beacon Truck Wash is the most recognized and trusted truck washing service in the nation. You can count on us to consistently deliver a high quality wash in the shortest amount of time possible. Our prices are among the lowest in the industry, and we accept most credit cards and checks.
Bridgestone Commercial Solutions
Bridgestone is one of the best-known and most-trusted names in truck tires today, with products for every vehicle type and service, whether over-the-road on/off highway or specialty applications. Bridgestone tires are available from the largest network of truckstops in America. Visit www.trucktires.com for more information.
Cat Scale Co.
Locations that sell diesel need a CAT Scale. Operators can join the world’s leading public truck scale network. CAT Scale has more than 1,850 locations across the U.S. and Canada. There are no startup costs and equipment, maintenance and training are provided. Professional drivers seek out CAT Scales. CAT Scale can bring more money to the bottom line. Visit www.catscale.com for more information.
Since 1952, Birmingham-based Chester’s International LLC has been serving customers delicious, fresh fried chicken and signature sides using old, southern family recipes. Chester’s is a leading fractional franchise company with expertise in developing food- service programs for convenience store and grocery retail chains. Visit www.chestersinternational.com for more information.
Chevron Products Co.
Chevron Lubricants is a leading supplier of lubrication solutions to fleets and owner operators in North America. With wide distribution, a strong support network and the award-winning, industry-leading Delo family of products, Chevron can help you meet your lubrication requirements. Visit www.chevronlubricants.com for more information.
The Coca-Cola Co. is the world’s largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with nearly 500 sparkling and still brands. Along with Coca-Cola, recognized as the world’s most valuable brand, the company’s portfolio includes 15 other billion-dollar brands. For more information about Coca-Cola, please visit www.coca-colacompany.com.
DAS Companies Inc.
DAS Companies Inc. is a full-service marketing and global supply chain portfolio company. Privately-held, DAS Companies designs, imports and distributes truck and auto accessories, travel merchandise and mobile electronics that add safety, convenience, comfort and leisure to on-the-go consumers through a series of channel partnerships including travel centers, heavy-duty trucking centers, and electronics and specialty retailers. Visit www.dasinc.com for more information.
Nathan S Oland, AIC, LUTCF
Successful operators need to know what their insurance agent knows about the travel plaza business and should feel good that they have the correct and specific coverage, service and risk management support they need. Federated Insurance is a NATSO Chairman’s Circle partner for good reason.Their marketing representatives will ensure operators’ peace of mind with major client service standards. At Federated, it’s their business to protect yours! Visit our website for more information.
First Data offers direct merchant services for NATSO members.There’s only one way to establish the NATSO-First Data merchant account, contact our dedicated service representative, Dan Hudson. If you haven’t gone through NATSO, your merchant account isn’t covered! You’ll benefit greatly with the lowest rates in the industry and unparalleled service. Visit www.firstdata.com for information.
Gilbarco Veeder-Root, the worldwide technology leader for retail and commercial fueling operations, offers the broadest range of integrated solutions from the forecourt to the convenience store and head office. Gilbarco earns the trust of its customers by providing long-term partnership, uncompromising support and proven reliability. Visit www.gilbarco.com for more information.
McLane Co. Inc
McLane is a supply chain services leader, providing grocery and foodservice supply chain solutions for convenience stores, travel centers, mass merchants, drugstores and military locations, as well as quick-service and fast-casual chain restaurants. McLane optimizes the purchase, flow and sale of products from thousands of suppliers to more than 54,000 retail locations. Learn more at www.mclaneco.com.
Midwest Electronics Gaming
Founded by Tim Jones in 1980, ME Gaming provides their customers with a consistent, near-passive revenue stream through video gaming terminals.They have grown and prospered under their dedicated focus on superior customer service while building mutually profitable partnerships with their customers. ME Gaming strives for increased innovation, announcing the launch of their mobile players’ reward program. Learn more at www.midwesteltronicsgaming.com.
For nearly 90 years, Mobil Delvac-branded heavy-duty diesel lubricants have been helping owner-operators and fleets nationwide extend the life of their equipment. Along with conventional and synthetic diesel engine oils, the Mobil Delvac product family features a complete bumper-to-bumper offering of fully synthetic drive-train fluids, extended-life coolants and high-performance greases. Learn more at www.mobildelvac.com.
Travel Center Profit Drivers
After hearing from travel centers for years that they needed more advice on how to improve their bottom lines and expand their business, NATSO, the non-profit association representing the truckstop and travel center industry, created Travel Center Profit Drivers. Travel Center Profit Drivers provides access to specialized, experienced consultants and the tools they’ve created to help travel centers thrive. Don Quinn joined NATSO after serving as president of Sapp Bros. During his 30-plus year career at Sapp Bros., he held almost every job, which gives him deep insight into the multiple profit centers within a truckstop and travel center. Darren Schulte joined NATSO with nearly three decades of experience in truckstop and travel plaza operations and merchandising. Schulte has worked for Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores, HESS Corp. and Petro Stopping Centers, and he has visited hundreds of truckstops. Learn more at www.travelcenterprofitdrivers.com.
Paragon Solutions Inc.
Paragon Solutions provides retail design, consulting and branding services to convenience stores, restaurants, truckstops and travel plazas across the country.Their services include ground ups, remodels, site design, interior design, store layouts, equipment specification, creative branding and graphics solutions, food service design and merchandising. Learn more at https://www.paragon4design.com/.
Phillips 66 Lubricants
Phillips 66 is a diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company. With a portfolio of midstream, chemicals, refining and marketing, specialties and lubricants businesses, the company processes, transports, stores and markets fuels and products globally. Learn more at www.phillips66.com.
Randall-Reilly Publishing Co. LLC
Randall-Reilly is the nation’s leading information provider for the trucking industry. It owns over 65 web properties, magazines, trade shows, truckstop signage, data products and smart phone applications used by marketers to reach the owner- operator, fleet and driver markets. They own the media products travel plaza customers use daily, Trucker Tools, Overdrive magazine, CCJ magazine and the Great American Trucking Show. Learn more at www.rrpub.com.