Peter Tamburro has a long history in the convenience store industry and the National Advisory Group (NAG.) He was elected to the New York Association of Convenience Stores (NYACS) Convenience Store Hall of Fame, which honors retailers for exceptional achievement in the convenience store industry, earlier this year. He has served on the NYACS Board of Directors for 10 years, two of them as Chairman, and is on the NYACS Executive Committee and Convention Committee.
Tamburro, who was named NAG Board Chairman in 2016, is a native of Hudson N.Y., where he worked for a Nice N Easy franchisee called Valley Oil Co. from 1983 to 1993, helping develop 10 Nice N Easy locations and several Citgo and Mobil marts in the Hudson Valley. He was promoted to Vice President of Store Operations.
In 1993, when Valley Oil was sold to Mid-Valley Oil (Xtra Mart), he was hired by John MacDougall, President and founder of Nice N Easy Grocery Shoppes in Canastota NY, as Director of Franchise Operations, providing support to 18 separate owners operating 75 stores combined.
In 1997, he became Vice President of Franchise Operations, taking on additional responsibilities for marketing, foodservice and store operations. He later was promoted to Senior Executive Vice President. After Nice N Easy was sold to CST Brands in 2014, Tamburro joined Clifford Fuel.
He and his wife Pamela reside in Oneida NY and have two sons, Patrick and Matthew.