Current Fellow

Howard Stoeckel

Mr. Howard B. Stoeckel ‘67 joined Wawa, Inc. in 1987 as Vice President of human resources and was promoted to positions of increasing responsibility, including Vice President for marketing and Executive Vice President and Chief Retail Officer.  For eight years, Mr. Stoeckel served as Wawa’s President and CEO, and is currently serving as Vice Chairman.  Mr. Stoeckel also contributes the Rider community as a member of the Board of Trustees and our first CDLS Fellow.  In an effort to share his leadership success story, Mr. Stoeckel has recently added the title of author to his resume.  His new book, “The Wawa Way: How a Funny Name and Six Core Values Revolutionized Convenience” will be available to the public in April 2014.