From left to right: Leo Vercollone, president of VERC Enterprises;
Gwen Forman, president of NECSEMA;
Tony Depina, award recipient;
and Joanne Mendes, executive director of NECSEMA

VERC Enterprises, a car wash, convenience store, and Mobil/Gulf gasoline operator with locations throughout Eastern Massachusetts and New Hampshire has announced that Plymouth store manager Antonio Depina has been named Operator of the Year by NECSEMA (New England Convenience Store & Energy Marketers Association).

Depina, manager of the VERC Commerce Way Mobil at 131 Commerce Way in Plymouth was honored at NECSEMA’s annual awards banquet on March 21 at the DCU Center in Worcester.

The awards program is designed to recognize outstanding individuals who set the standard of excellence for the convenience store industry throughout New England. “The NECSEMA awards honor the best of the best in our industry,” said Leo Vercollone, president of VERC Enterprises. “We are delighted, but certainly not surprised, that Tony has earned this prestigious award of excellence.”