The Business of Family

Francella, Barbara Grondin
June 2006
Convenience Store News;6/19/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p20
Trade Publication
The article profiles Becky Shotwell, president of Stop N Go of Medina Inc. Becky is running the business which was started by her father, Carl Abell in 1963 as a franchisee of a then new c-store concept. One of four daughters, Becky went to Ohio State University intent on going into art or the advertising business. From an early age, however, she was drawn to the convenience business. After college, while working in the advertising field in Cincinnati, Becky missed the c-store business. Ultimately she joined Stop N Go corporate in 1981.


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