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Blake Jones
Blake Jones has worked in the OCS
industry since he was 16. Now 27, he
has held every position within Pot O'
Gold Coffee Service in Bellevue, WA,
from warehouse employee to delivery
driver and currently holds the position
of vice president, running the sales and marketing
department. Since graduating from the University of
Oregon in 2016 and beginning to work full time at Pot
O' Gold, Jones has been an instrumental part of the
company's growth, helping it to become the largest
independent office coffee service provider in Washington.
Juan Jorquera
A cofounder of tech firm Vagabond,
Juan Jorquera has been involved in
convenience services in various ways
the past decade. He is the only NAMA
Emerging Leaders Network member
to serve on the ELN steering committee
since its inception in 2014 and has taken part in every
NAMA Fly-In since the first in 2015. At Vagabond, he has
enabled hundreds of operators to implement technology,
take advantage of financing programs and be
knowledgeable of government and industry-sponsored
programs.
Caitlyn Kliest
Caitlyn Kliest, a training analyst
with 365 Retail Markets, wears
many hats. From helping to
onboard new 365 technologies to
developing new training processes,
technical documentation and a robust
certification program, her passion is ensuring that
colleagues and 365 partners are set up for success.
Her training processes and documentation have aided
in hundreds of successful market launches. Kliest goes
above and beyond in every endeavor she takes on,
working tirelessly and always exceeding expectations.
Jason Liddie
Jason Liddie is a seven-year veteran
of the Navy Exchange Service
Command Vending (NEXCOM)
operations in Great Lakes, IL, where
he serves as vending manager. Liddie
is well respected by his peers and
provides leadership and motivation to those
who serve the sailors every day at Naval Station
Great Lakes.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of September_2021

Editor's Note
Industry News
State of the Coffee Service Industry Report
40 Under 40
Health-Aware Snackers Inspire Innovation
Back-to-School Refuel
Classifieds
Social Hubs
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September_2021 - Editor's Note
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September_2021 - Industry News
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September_2021 - State of the Coffee Service Industry Report
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September_2021 - 40 Under 40
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September_2021 - Health-Aware Snackers Inspire Innovation
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September_2021 - Back-to-School Refuel
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September_2021 - Classifieds
September_2021 - Social Hubs
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