Innovation Forum Speaker

Jason Read

Director of Store Operations
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Jason joined Wawa 5 years ago as Director of Store Operations, overseeing nearly 100 stores in Central and North Jersey.  Prior to Wawa, Jason worked for Starbucks Coffee Company for 14 years in roles across all domestic business operations including food service, License stores and Company-Owned stores.  Jason holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, with a minor in International Finance and an MBA.  He is a former Advisory Board member for Rutgers University’ Customer Experience program and sits on the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Food Council, the Board of the Wawa Foundation, and the Operators Advisory Council at Winsight Media.

When not working, you’ll find him traveling with his family, at the gym or cooking in the kitchen.  He lives in North Jersey with his wife Kate, daughter Mia and a very spoiled rescue mutt named Basil.