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NACS Show 2022
  • Conference: October 1-4, 2022
  • Expo: October 2-4, 2022
  • Las Vegas Convention Center | Las Vegas

Eboni Russell

State Association Advocacy Manager

Eboni is the State Association Advocacy Manager and actively maintains day-to-day relationships with 140+ state and ethnic community trade associations across the United States that participate in the NACS State Association Advocacy Program. The program, created to support regional and state associations that advocate for NACS retail members, provides resources to mobilize support and boost advocacy efforts at the state and local levels. The goal is to increase the long-term profitability and competitiveness of the convenience retailing industry. In her position, Eboni is the liaison between state and ethnic community association executives and NACS’ Government Relations team as well as other NACS departments. Eboni also facilitates regional grassroots events (called Industry Update Luncheons) held each Spring, working closely with NACS President and CEO Henry O. Armour.

Before being promoted as the state association advocacy manager, Eboni joined NACS in 2016 as the retail membership manager and managed the organization’s annual renewal process and retention efforts for 1,500+ retail members representing 90,000+ individual stores.

With over nine years of association management experience, Eboni is committed to the convenience and retail fuel industry, its members, and the state executives and associations that support them. 

Eboni was born and raised in Fairfax County, Virginia and received a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.