Kum & Go L.C., announced that Niki DePhillips, senior vice president of store development, recently received the Industry Impact Award from the Iowa Commercial Real Estate Association (ICREA).
“I’m honored to receive this award,” said DePhillips. “And I share it with my store development team who is working extremely hard this year keeping us on track to build a record 41 new stores by year end.”
The Industry Impact Award is given out annually by ICREA to non-real estate brokers or salespeople who have impacted the real estate industry. This award exemplifies an individual who enhances the reputation of the industry.
Kum & Go’s Store Development team consists of the Real Estate and Construction departments. As the leader of this team, DePhillips’ focus is to oversee all activities related to site selection, government approvals and construction of all new convenience stores.
“Niki has been a valuable asset to Kum & Go. She is a great leader and is highly respected by her team,” said Kyle Krause, CEO of Kum & Go. “Her passion for the company and focus on excellence is one of the reasons we are on track with our growth plans.”
DePhillips received a Bachelor of Science from Iowa State University and an MBA from the University of Iowa.