Parker’s announced it has hired convenience store operations veteran Dave Meloni as the company’s new Director of Personnel Development.
In this role, Meloni oversees the recruitment, training, retention and succession planning of nearly 1,000 employees at Parker’s.
He’s also responsible for establishing a culture of outstanding customer satisfaction at Parker’s stores located throughout coastal Georgia and the South Carolina Lowcountry, encouraging customer loyalty and creating an exceptional work environment with performance-based opportunities for career advancement.
“Dave is a leader in the convenience store industry with a remarkable talent for training employees to exceed customer expectations,” said Parker’s Founder and CEO Greg Parker. “He’s a strong addition to our team and a tremendous asset to our overall work culture at Parker’s.”
Before joining Parker’s, Meloni served as the Director of Operations at Enmarket, where he lead the company’s District Managers for five years and was instrumental in hiring, training, development and retention of employees.
Meloni began his career at the Hess Corporation headquarters in Woodbridge, N.J, where he successfully implemented a College Recruiting Program. Over the years, he has also served as the Division Director for Murphy USA gas stations and convenience stores; the Director of Business Development for First General in Runnemede, N.J.; Vice President of Operations for R Group/DBA Dunkin Donuts in Cherry Hill, N.J.; and Division Marketing Manager for Sunoco gas stations.
Originally from Merchantville, N.J., Meloni earned a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from LaSalle University in Philadelphia. He currently resides in Bluffton, S.C.
Founded in 1976, Savannah, Ga.-based Parker’s employs nearly 1,000 individuals and completes more than 125,000 transactions daily at 57 retail stores throughout southeast Georgia and South Carolina.