independent = lowering the cost of education

    As a collaborative of independent campus stores, we believe in:
  • Disrupting the status quo to lower barriers to education and student success
  • Lowering margins on course materials
  • Not profiting from what students need to be successful in the classroom
  • Keeping more dollars on campus to benefit students

We are focused on the success of your institution, your students, and your faculty — not corporate bottom lines.

 

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 independent = knowledge and experience

Backed by our parent company, The National Association of College Stores (NACS), indiCo is a partner you can trust. We have deep knowledge of campus stores and an established network of the industry’s leading vendors. NACS has been a champion of student success, the campus experience, and the academic missions of higher education institutions since 1923.

OUR TEAM
 
We are higher education professionals who know retail, not retailers who pretend to know higher education. We work with you to create a solution tailored to the specific needs of your campus.
 
Estella McCollum
Estella McCollum
VP, Central Operations
Jeff Nelson
Jeff Nelson, CCR
VP, Store Collaboration Services 
Kevin Gish
Kevin Gish
VP, Campus Engagement
Rene Yang
Rene Yang
VP, Global Sourcing

Jessica Hickman
Jessica Hickman
Director Strategy and Implementation
Paula Haerr
Paula Haerr
Senior Director Merchandising Services
Rita Harned
Rita Harned
Senior Director, Fulfillment and Logistics
Kelsie Garrett
Kelsie Garrett
Training Coordinator
Anthony Martin
Anthony Martin
Collaboration Advocate

Marcus Roberson
Marcus Roberson
Director Campus Engagement
Terri Squires
Terri Squires
Director Sales and Customer Support
Robb Faust
Robb Faust
Director Global Procurement
Natalie Richardson
Natalie Richardson
Director Global Logistics



OUR BOARD
 
Laura Stevens
Laura Stevens
indiCo Board Chair
Matthew Portner
Matthew Portner
Director (2017-2020)
Stacey Mulinex
Stacey Mulinex
Director (2017-2020)
Patrick McGowan
Patrick McGowan
Director (2017-2020)
Charles D. Kissel
Charles D. Kissel, MBA, CASP
Director (2017-2019)
Chad Schreier
Chad M. Schreier, MBA, CCR
Director (2017-2019)

Barry Waters
Barry Waters
Director (2017-2019)
Steve Alb
Steve Alb, MBA, CCR
Director (2017-2019)
Michael Kotlinski
Michael Kotlinski
Director (2017-2018)
Doug Mason
Doug Mason
Director (2017-2018)
Maria McCarthy
Maria McCarthy
Director (2017-2018)

Ed Schlichenmayer
Ed Schlichenmayer
indiCo President
Robert A. Walton
Robert A. Walton
NACS Inc. CEO
Frank Sulen
Frank Sulen, CPA
NACS Inc. CFO

(Ex Officio)

Brian D. Schneider
Brian D. Schneider
Attorney
NACS Legal Counsel

(Ex Officio)

 
OUR PARTNERS
 
akademos
amazon
Montezuma Publishing
Nebraska Book Company
RedShelf
Sidewalk
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