About Us

Richard Wood III ’91

Mr. Wood has served as the Director of Government Relations & Sustainability at Wawa since 2009.

Before this he held a number of positions within the company, starting as a Store Operations Area Manager in 1999.  Prior to this, Wood worked for the Coca-Cola Company. In March 2016, he participated in a George Washington Leadership Series talk with former Wawa President & CEO Howard Stoeckel. In addition to his degree in American Studies from Washington College, Mr. Wood also has a master’s degree in Food Marketing from Saint Joseph’s University. He is on the board of directors of Riddle HealthCare Foundation, Upland Country Day School, the Wawa Foundation and the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce. He and his wife, Tara, have three children and live in Wawa, Pennsylvania. 

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