Afua Smith

As Senior Manager of Membership, Afua Smith is responsible for advancing NATSO’s overall retention and recruitment program by maintaining mutually-beneficial relationships with members. She promotes a positive corporate image and creates a good customer service experience for our members by overseeing the NATSO Foundation’s Bill and Carolyn Moon Scholarship Program. Afua contributes to the overall success of NATSO Connect by recruiting travel plaza attendees for the event and handling event follow-up. She holds a Master of Arts Degree in Public Relations Management and has over 12 years of experience in marketing research and communications. Smith is a native of Washington, DC and currently lives in Alexandria, Virginia.

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Ten Ways to Promote the Bill and Carolyn Moon Scholarship to Your Truckstop Staff

Ten Ways to Promote the Bill and Carolyn Moon Scholarship to Your Truckstop Staff

Each year the NATSO Foundation’s Bill Moon Scholarship program distributes thousands of dollars to students to pursue their educational goals. In 2020, the foundation will award five, $5,000 scholarships to truckstop and travel plaza employees and/or their legal dependents. Here are 10 ways you can promote the scholarship to your staff. More

From Oysters to Truckstops: A Conversation with James Bloodworth, General Manager of Acme Truck Stop

During the NATSO Show I had the opportunity to talk with James Bloodworth, general manager of Acme Truck Stop in Orlando, FL, about what inspires him in his work as a general manager. More