Pawnbroker Randi Nell was recognized at the Annual Awards Luncheon during
Pawn Expo 2018 in Las Vegas.
The National Pawnbrokers Association (NPA) is pleased to announce that Randi Nell of Big Dog Pawn in West Jordan, UT was selected to receive the 2018 NPA Young Professional of the Year Award. Ms. Nell accepted the award during the association’s Annual Awards Ceremony at Pawn Expo 2018 in Las Vegas on July 10, 2018 at The Mirage in Las Vegas.
Randi is a Manager at Big Dog Pawn and studied at Utah State University. Her parents started Big Dog Pawn in West Jordan, UT, when she was 12 years old. As a teenager, she worked in the store part-time. More recently, Ms. Nell has played a pivotal role in establishing, supporting, and building the NPA Young Professionals Committee, on which she’s served for the past three years. She currently serves as the committee’s co-chair, participates in the YP social media groups, and has dedicated her time and resources to reaching out to non-member young professionals to help strengthen and unite the next generation of the pawn industry.
Since joining the NPA, she has regularly attended the annual Legislative Conference in Washington, DC to help provide key lawmakers with a clearer understanding of the positive role pawnbrokers play in their communities. She is fully committed to growing and innovating her family pawn business in West Jordan, UT, and was instrumental in encouraging her parents, Scott and Trish, to join the association.
The NPA Young Professional of the Year Award recognizes young professionals who have demonstrated exceptional success in their businesses and local communities and have made a significant contribution to the pawn industry.