"Any given Sheetz convenience store location is recognizable by its bright red décor and liberal use of the letter Z.
But its Bakery Square presence is a bit more unassuming in a former industrial space along Penn Avenue where the Altoona-based retailer is expanding, adding 20,000 square feet to accommodate its growing ranks of employees working in information technology, data and innovations and other corporate positions.
“Basically these are the people behind the scenes who make sure our stores run 24/7,” said Emily Sheetz, vice president of strategy and IT.
The company first opened a tech hub in Bakery Square in 2019. Employees were housed in the Spaces co-working venue. Sheetz eventually opened its own location in part of a building once owned by Matthews International. The new space doubles the chain’s footprint."
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Stephanie Ritenbaugh | Tribune-Review