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As chief marketing officer for The Wittern Group/U-Select-It since 2015, Ashley Hubler oversees all
aspects of the marketing and brand communication efforts for the company and Wittern's portfolio
companies. Hubler currently serves as the government affairs liaison on NAMA's Emerging Leaders
Network (ELN) steering committee. She has represented The Wittern Group/U-Select-It, as well
as the State of Iowa and convenience services industry as a whole, at six previous NAMA Fly-In
& Advocacy summits. Over the past 18 months, she has worked closely with NAMA's government
affairs team on several key initiatives to advocate for expanding Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
retail acceptance to include the convenience services industry. In 2018, Hubler was selected by the NAMA Foundation
as a NAMA scholar to attend NAMA's Executive Development Program (EDP) at Michigan State University's Eli Broad
College of Business.
Nicole Hughes is the
training manager for
Aramark Refreshments.
She joined Aramark's
Workplace Hospitality
division in 2011 after
graduating from Drexel University in
2008. Working in the food and beverage
industry prepared Hughes for her move
into the Refreshments division in 2017.
She joined Aramark Refreshments as an
account executive where she focused on
new business sales. With a passion for
people and Aramark's ability to reimagine
the breakroom, she was inspired to further
her career. In 2021, she was promoted to
field sales training manager, where she
uses her experience and passion to create
onboarding programs for new hires. She
believes that learning can be fun and
information should be accessible to all. Her
goal for the future is to expand business
by identifying and closing the gaps in the
sales process through hands-on education.
Jayce Kalmbach is the
director of sales at 365
Retail Markets, a global
provider of unattended
retail technology.
Kalmbach has had a
successful career in sales for the last 16
years, and he has spent the last 12 years
in a sales management role. In these
leadership positions, he has set new sales
records for overall and single deal value
while achieving rapid company growth,
focusing on both internal and external
relationships for motivation and loyalty.
Kalmbach is skilled in coaching and
implementing sales, strategic planning,
business development, customer service,
negotiation and sales operations. He
has a bachelor's degree in agricultural
development from Texas A&M University.
Susanna Kauto, an accomplished product
manager at Selfly Store, stands out for her
business and customer-driven focus. She has
achieved remarkable milestones; notably, Kauto
spearheaded the successful launch of the first
intelligent vending freezer on the market, the
Selfly Freezer, a testament to her visionary product management
skills. Her unwavering customer-centric approach has propelled
Selfly Store's product development to new heights, amplifying
customer experiences and successfully positioning Selfly Store as
an innovative growth leader in the vending, micro market and office
coffee service industry. With a proven track record of transforming
customer needs into winning offerings, Kauto continues to reshape
the intelligent vending landscape and solidify her position as an
industry player.
Ann Kolman, director of operational excellence,
has been with Aramark for over seven years
and is responsible for driving continuous
improvement initiatives in all aspects of the
business - sales, service, operations and client
engagement through Salesforce. Kolman is also
Aramark Refreshment's project manager for
larger initiatives. She was honored with Aramark's 2023 40 under
40 Award too, and she is currently enrolled in the KPMG Executive
Leadership Institute for Women program.
Allison Krupp joined 365 Retail Markets in
2017 when she was 25. Her first role was
sales admin but quickly made her way to the
international team. She immediately wanted
to learn as much as possible about the
vending, micro market and unattended retail
industry. Not only has she engrossed herself
with 365's products and processes but also with networking
and involvement within the industry, which helped pave her
path forward to where she is now, the manager of international
customer operations at 365 Retail Markets. She previously
served as the membership chair of NAMA's ELN from 2019 to
2023. She was also a part of the team that won Associated
Vending Services Best Micro Market Service Provider in the U.K.
for 2023, and she is currently serving as an executive committee
member on behalf of 365 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma
Society's Light the Night Fundraiser.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of september-october2023

Editor's Note: A continued comeback for office coffee service
Industry News
OCS Update: Technology is not enough without customer satisfaction
The OCS industry continues to make a comeback
40 Under 40 Awards
Sustainability: A critical issue and key selling point for OCS operators
Work Smarter, Not Harder
Social Hubs
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september-october2023 - Industry News
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september-october2023 - OCS Update: Technology is not enough without customer satisfaction
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