Up by His Bootstraps

Master, Melissa
September 2004
Convenience Store News;9/13/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 12, p138
Trade Publication
This article presents information on the convenience store (c-store) R.H. Foster, run by Robert Tracey. Robert Tracey has been around the block. He's worked in c-store chains in the Southwest and the Northeast. He's done everything from pumping gas to overseeing a corporate restructuring. And today, at 38, he is sincerely grateful to everyone who believed in his potential and contributed to his success in the industry. Tracey grew up as one of 11 children in Fillmore, Utah. He got an early start in the c-store industry when, at 14, he began working at a Phillips 66; at 15, he switched to a Texaco jobber with one store on the highway and one store in town that had propane, service bays and full-serve and self-serve gasoline.


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