Henry is only the third person to lead NACS in its 62-year history. He joined NACS in 2005, after spending his entire career in the convenience and fuels retailing industry. Henry began his career at his family’s retail automotive and wholesale transportation businesses, Armour Oil Co., where he managed retail service stations and transportation facilities, negotiated labor contracts, oversaw the company’s petroleum supply system, and handled government affairs. He was named vice president and chief operating officer of the company in 1977.
In 1980, Henry joined The Standard Oil Company of Ohio where he served as manager of development strategies. Three years later, he founded West Star Corp., which grew to include NOW! convenience stores, truck stops and quick service restaurants in the Pacific Northwest. He sold the company in 2004.