About NACS reFresh
NACS reFresh helps convenience retailers address topics important to their businesses and create positive perceptions of the industry overall. The initiative delivers tools that help retailers enhance their operations and grow sales; facts and data that support community initiatives; and forms partnerships with likeminded groups.
Date: April 28-May 3, 2019
Location: Millwood, VA
Helping Emerging Leaders Build Long-term Growth Skills
Developed for district managers, supervisors and other convenience retailers who want to improve their work performance, NACS Leadership for Success provides rising leaders in the convenience and fuel retailing industry an opportunity to discover personal strengths they can use to grow their career while creating a more positive, profitable and performance-oriented environment within their company.
Improving Your Bottom Line
Leadership for Success focuses on arming participants with skills that they can immediately use on the job to improve their leadership and operational performance.
As a participant in the NACS Leadership for Success program, you will:
Using a variety of engaging instructional methods, the program facilitators will help participants develop the leadership skills that can make a difference and, just as importantly, participants will actively engage with each other as they prepare to take their newly acquired skills back to the workplace.
Achieving Business Results by Applying What You Learn
The six days of the onsite program are comprehensive and intense, but it’s just the beginning of the process for participants. During the following six months after the program, team members apply what they learned at NACS Leadership for Success, and then present their experience at an education session at the 2019 NACS Show in Atlanta, GA.
Please contact Brandi Mauro, Education Coordinator, with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or (703) 518-4223.
Organizational Results and Effectiveness
View the 2019 Leadership for Success facilitator below. Check back in the coming months for information about additional 2019 speakers.
Joanne M. Loce
Loce Consulting, LLC
Joanne M. Loce, president of Loce Consulting LLC, is an executive coach, consultant and speaker on topics related to strategic human resources, organization and leadership development, culture, change management, and talent management. She brings over 20 years of experience partnering with business leaders to create Human Resources strategy and delivering people related processes that contribute to the bottom line in a variety of industries, including financial services, automotive, pharmaceuticals, consumer products, insurance, chemicals, non-profit, and public agencies and education. Her current coaching and consulting clients include Fortune 500 companies in various industries, state government, and leaders in small to mid-sized firms.
Ms. Loce served as a Program Director for The Conference Board, leading ten industry conferences on talent management, performance management, and the development of emerging leaders. Her most recent corporate role was the Vice President of Talent Management and Organizational Development for Genworth Financial. Ms. Loce was responsible for leading talent management strategies and processes, recruiting, succession planning, and leadership development across global Genworth. Prior to joining Genworth Financial, Ms. Loce worked for Capital One Financial, General Motors, and the Federal Reserve System where she held a variety of roles in which she coached and consulted with senior executive leadership, provided Human Resources strategy and support for her clients, and led enterprise-wide talent management, leadership development, and cross-functional change efforts.
Joanne is a speaker and consultant on topics such as Integrating Succession Planning with Business Cycles, Change Management, Culture Transformation, Leadership Development, Organizational Capabilities, Building Effective Teams, and Talent Management. She is a former member of The Conference Board Talent Management Executives Council and has been an expert panelist for topics related to maximizing the full potential of the workforce for companies, professional associations, colleges and universities. She is currently an adjunct faculty member with the Community College Workforce Alliance.
Ms. Loce holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Providence College, an MBA/MILR from Cornell University, and a Leadership Coaching Certificate from Georgetown University. She resides in Mechanicsville, Virginia.
Registration for the 2019 Leadership for Success program is now open. Space is limited – secure your spot today!
NACS Retail Member – $2,995
Retailers, please register for this event through your convenience.org account. If you’re already logged in, the REGISTER button above will direct you to a pre-populated registration form. If you’re not already logged in to convenience.org, you’ll be prompted to do so with your username and password. For those who have not yet set up a NACS account, directions are provided on the portal page to create one. Your convenience.org account offers a fast and secure registration process for all NACS events, as well as an easy way to keep your information up-to-date.
Payment by credit card is required to complete online registration. Please contact Brandi Mauro if you wish to pay by check and/or to ask questions about the event.
Note: Registration is per individual and requires each to sign in separately. If you would like to register more than one person for this event, please start a new session for each registrant. That is, after logging into an account and registering an attendee, you must log out and log back in with the next attendee’s account to complete registration.
Lodging at Carter Hall and scheduled meals are included in the total cost of the program. NACS will handle the booking of your room once you register for the event. If you have questions or special requests for lodging, contact Brandi Mauro at email@example.com or (703) 518-4223.
NACS will provide shuttle transportation between Dulles International Airport (IAD) and the Carter Hall Conference Center in Millwood, VA. The shuttle will leave Dulles International Airport for Carter Hall at 1:30PM on Sunday and will leave Carter Hall for Dulles International Airport at 11:00AM on Friday. Note that there will only be one shuttle and that the meeting facility is one hour each way, so please plan your flights accordingly.
If you plan to drive, please arrive between 2:00 and 3:00PM on Sunday. Directions can be found at the Google Maps link and address listed below.
Carter Hall Conference Center
255 Carter Hall Lane
Boyce, Virginia 22642
Carter Hall is an elegant 18th century estate located on 200 acres of beautiful Virginia country hills just west of Washington, DC. Guests have access to common areas in all buildings which have computers, telephones, TVs, refrigerators and microwaves. Note that there are no TVs in the guest rooms, but free WIFI is available throughout the property.
This remote venue is a five-minute drive to the nearest convenience store and 15-minute drive to the nearest drug store. It is encouraged to pack all your necessities prior to arriving at Carter Hall for the week. Attire for the program is casual. Be sure to bring comfortable shoes to take advantage of the many walking trails on the property.