NRF's America’s Retail Champions

Meet our 2022 honorees

NRF’s America’s Retail Champions program celebrates small retailers who are exceptional champions for retail and the communities they serve. Thirty-three U.S. small retailers were selected as champions for the program and five have been named as finalists. One deserving small retailer will be named the 2022 America’s Retail Champion on July 28 at an industry celebration dinner during the Retail Advocates Summit.

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The Finalists

Margaret Barrow
Margaret Barrow
Brooklyn, NY
Jessica Bettencourt
Jessica Bettencourt
Spencer, MA
Bobby Djavaheri
Bobby Djavaheri
Los Angeles, CA
April McClung
April McClung
Homewood, AL
Danny Reynolds
Danny Reynolds
Elkhart, IN

America's Retail Champions

Neil Abramson
Neil Abramson
Leominster, MA
Melissa Ball
Melissa Ball
Richmond, VA
Terese Brown
Terese Brown
Bronx, NY
Sean Brownlee
Sean Brownlee
Burlington, NC
Erin Calvo-Bacci
Erin Calvo-Bacci
Swampscott, MA
Tiffany Cartwright
Tiffany Cartwright
Detroit, MI
Jeannell Darden
Jeannell Darden
Atlanta, GA
Scott Farrell
Scott Farrell
Minneapolis, MN
Victor Garcia
Victor Garcia
Haltom City, TX
Jamahl Grace
Jamahl Grace
Sterling, VA
Morgan Harris
Morgan Harris
Oklahoma City, OK
Toni and Mei-Lon Jimenez
Toni and Mei-Lon Jimenez
San Antonio, TX
Bob Jones
Bob Jones
Tinley Park, IL
Tom Largay
Tom Largay
Portland, ME
Lonnie McQuirter
Lonnie McQuirter
Minneapolis, MN
Teresa Miller
Teresa Miller
St. Louis, MO
Premal Muni
Premal Muni
Chicago, IL
Nicole Panettieri
Nicole Panettieri
Astoria, NY
Caron Proshan
Caron Proschan
Brooklyn, NY
Patti Riordan
Patti Riordan
Lancaster, OH
Susie Robison
Susie Robison
Tekamah, NE
Daniel Schmidt
Daniel Schmidt
Lincoln, NE
Timothy Shirey
Timothy Shirey
Crozet, VA
Lisa-Marie Stewart
Lisa-Marie Stewart
Bath, ME
Demietriek Scott
Demietriek Scott
New Orleans, LA
Rashima Sonson
Rashima Sonson
Oakland, CA
Christine Ward
Christine Ward
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN

For questions regarding America’s Retail Champions 2022, please contact Meghan Cruz.