Executive Vice President
Dave Murdock, executive vice president of Honey Farms, Worcester, Mass., continues to play key roles in his company and in the New England Convenience Store Assn. (NECSA) Mr. Murdock is one of the first charter convenience store inductees to the Food Industry Hall of Fame.
Mr. Murdock started his career in the retail food sector in the mid 1960’s, working for McCracken Markets and Iandoli Supermarkets. He started his career at Honey Farms as a store manager in 1976. In 1978 he became one of the company’s first store supervisors, overseeing 15 locations. He worked himself up the chain from merchandising specialist to his current position as executive vice president and part owner of the company.
Mr. Murdock has been very active in NECSA for over 20 years and has served on many committees and panels. Most recently he served a 2 ½ year term as NECSA’s president and the association saw strong expansion during his term as president.
Mr. Murdock and his wife, Lynn, have been married for 30 years and reside in Holden, Mass., a suburb of Worcester. They have three children, David Jr. (28), Patricia (25) and Michael (18).
He said his proudest accomplishment over his career was when he was elected as NECSA president. “Working with this organization for over 20 years has helped me become a better leader in my company. The networking, idea sharing and educational opportunities have enabled me to grow while the legislative experiences have opened my eyes to a whole new world,” said Mr. Murdock.