Anna Ready appointed director government relations at NACS

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2015-1-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Anna Ready has joined NACS as director, government relations.  Ready will be lobbying and assisting in the continued success of NACS political engagement and grassroots initiatives.

Ready previously served as vice president of Sentinel Strategic Advisors, where she oversaw a vast client portfolio and focused on PAC development and grassroots political engagement. She previously worked for the Gula Graham Group, one of the largest D.C.-based fundraising firms, and on Capitol Hill in the offices of Congressman Trey Gowdy (SC-4) and Congressman Gresham Barrett (SC-3).

Ready graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in political science from Furman University in South Carolina.


Founded in 1961 as the National Association of Convenience Stores, NACS ( is the international association for convenience and fuel retailing. The U.S. convenience store industry, with more than 151,000 stores across the country, posted $696 billion in total sales in 2013, of which $491 billion were motor fuels sales. NACS has 2,100 retail and 1,600 supplier member companies, which do business in nearly 50 countries.