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Whitney Meadows, Field Representative for Senator Rand Paul, Visits Total Vend

CHICAGO – August 13, 2018 – (from left) Brian Hoben; David Ratterman; Ron White; Alicia White; and Whitney Meadows are photographed above during a recent visit to Total Vend.

“Following the NAMA Fly-In, this was a great way to educate a key staff member on technology in our industry,” said Ron White, President/Owner of Total Vend, based in Louisville, Kentucky.

“We are always interested in welcoming elected officials to our business as a great way to introduce our employees, our industry and our issues,” he continued.

“This demonstrates the real value of advocacy and building relationships with lawmakers and their staff members. We’ve participated in the NAMA Fly-In, along with nearly 300 other members of the industry, and found it to be an experience that has delivered positive results,” he said.

NAMA represents the $31 billion U.S. convenience services industry. By providing advocacy, education and research, NAMA works to promote and protect the industry’s nearly 160,000 hardworking employees. Through traditional vending and micro markets, office coffee and pantry services, product manufacturing and small-drop distribution, convenience services meets the needs of over 40 million American consumers daily at work, home, school and play.