2016 Top Women In Grocery: Senior-Level Executives

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2016 Top Women In Grocery: Senior-Level Executives

06/10/2016

Of this year’s field of 385 Top Women in Grocery honorees, there are 101 Senior-Level Executives representing 50 companies from across the country. Senior-Level Executives comprise the smallest number of honorees in this year’s winners’ circle, and include such titles as VP, president, SVP, EVP, COO and CEO.

The contingent of 2016 Top Women in Grocery Senior-Level Executives include:

Margie Arion

Chief Human Resources Officer

Acosta Sales & Marketing

                                                                                                                       

Carlen Hooker

SVP, Business Solutions

Acosta Sales & Marketing

                                                                                                           

Cheryl Maduzia

VP, Strategic Advisors

Acosta Sales & Marketing                                                                                                                

 

Melinda Williams

VP

Natural/Specialty Sales, an Acosta Company

 

Valerie Bernstein

SVP, Business Development

Advantage Solutions/Advantage Marketing Partners Division

                                                                                                                       

Kristi Cassidy

VP, Business Development

Advantage Sales & Marketing/The Sunflower Group

                                                                                                                       

Elizabeth Fogerty

SVP, Strategic Planning

Advantage Solutions/Advantage Marketing Partners Division

                                                                                                                       

Jill Griffin

President

Advantage Solutions/Advantage Marketing Partners Division

                                                                                                                       

Lisa Klauser

President, Consumer and Shopper

Advantage Solutions/Advantage Marketing Partners Division

                                                                                                                       

Melissa Oesterreich

EVP, Client Services

Advantage Solutions

                                                                                                           

Kirsten Alford Osborne

VP, Client Services Agency

Advantage Solutions/Advantage Marketing Partners Division

                                                                                                                       

Whitney Ray

VP

Retail Advantage Solutions/Advantage Marketing Partners Division

                                                                                                                       

Jodie Daubert

SVP, Merchandising Fresh Formats

Ahold USA

                                                                                                                       

Tara Fallon

VP, Engagement & Talent Development

Ahold USA

                                                                                                           

Amy Hahn

SVP, Marketing

Ahold USA

                                                                                                           

Kristina Rota

VP, Accounting and Control

Ahold USA

                                                                                                           

Stacy Wiggins

SVP, Operations

Ahold USA/Stop & Shop New England

                                                                                                                       

Kathy Brady

VP, Retail Support Deli Foodservice-West Region

Albertsons Cos.                                                                                                                     

 

Stacey Brown

VP, Labor, Government and Employment Law

Albertsons Cos.                                                                                                                     

 

Kate Coler

VP, Federal Government Relations

Albertsons Cos.                                                                                                                     

 

Lori Dupre

VP, Retail Support, Deli and Prepared Food-East Region

Albertsons Cos.

                                                                                                                       

Cathy East

VP, Procurement Meat/Seafood/Deli

Albertsons Cos.

                                                                                                           

Mandy Fields

VP, Finance and Analytics

Albertsons Cos.

                                                                                                                       

Debra Fifles

VP, Consumer and Shopper Insights

Albertsons Cos.

 

Cindy Garnett

VP, Human Resources and Labor Relations

Albertsons Co./Shaw's and Star Market       

                                                                                                                       

Jewel Hunt

Group VP, Bakery

Albertsons Cos.

                                                                                                                       

Suzanne Long

VP, Corporate Initiatives

Albertsons Cos.

                                                                                                           

Cathy Lord

VP, Corporate Human Resources

Albertsons Cos.

                                                                                                           

Amanda Martinez

VP, Corporate Procurement-Grocery, Liquor and Bakery

Albertsons Cos.

                                                                                                                       

Susan Morris

EVP, Retail Operations-East Region

Albertsons Cos.         

                                                                                                           

Tamara Pattison

SVP, Digital Marketing and e-Commerce

Albertsons Cos.

                                                                                                           

Melissa Plaisance

Group VP, Treasury and Investor Relations

Albertsons Cos.

                                                                                                           

Lori Raya

President, Southern California Division

Albertsons Cos.

                                                                                                           

Karen Sales

VP, Shopper Marketing

Albertsons Cos.

                                                                                                           

Valerie Wilson

VP, Merchandising Services

Albertsons Cos.

                                                                                                                       

Suzy Monford

CEO

Andronico's Community Markets

                                                                                                                       

Maggie Bezart-Hall

VP, Trade and Promotion

Avocados From Mexico Inc.

                                                                                                           

Talbott Roche

CEO and President

Blackhawk Network

                                                                                                                       

Nancy Eichler

VP

Brownie Brittle LLC

                                                                                                           

Kim Albertson

VP, Supply Chain Planning and Integration

Clif Bar & Co.

                                                                                                           

Lori Bates

Group Director, Sparkling Commercialization, Coca-Cola North America

The Coca-Cola Co.

                                                                                                           

Anne Gronek-Gibbs

Director, KO Lab and SEIC

The Coca-Cola Co.

 

Kelly Marr

VP, Retail Channel Strategy and Commercialization

The Coca-Cola Co.

                                                                                                           

Christine Motherwell

VP, Customer Management-Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated

The Coca-Cola Co.

                                                                                                           

Pamela Stewart

VP, National Retail Sales

The Coca-Cola Co.

                                                                                                                       

Amy Valenzuela

Group Director of Category Strategic Advisory, East Region Large Store Team

The Coca-Cola Co.                                                                                                                

 

Katherine Fuller

VP/Managing Director

Crossmark                                                                                                                 

 

Sheila Gamble

SVP, Client Development

Crossmark                                                                                                                 

 

Jennifer Hatcher

SVP, Government and Public Affairs

Food Marketing Institute                                                                                                                  

 

Hilary Thesmar

VP, Food Safety Programs

Food Marketing Institute                                                                                                                  

Voni Woods

VP, Deli and Bakery

Giant Eagle Inc.

 

Sabrina Wiewel

SVP and Chief Customer Officer

Hallmark Cards Inc.                                                                                                              

 

Kristi Magnuson Nelson

President/Owner

Hugo's Family Marketplace                                                                                                              

 

Mary Fuhrman

VP, Produce and Floral

Hy-Vee                                                                                                                      

 

Wendy Hiatt

VP, Brand and Image Marketing

Hy-Vee                                                                                                                      

 

Sheila Laing

EVP, Government/Industry Relations, Chief Customer Officer

Hy-Vee                                                                                                                      

 

Mary Kay O'Connor

VP, Education

International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association (IDDBA)      

                                                                                                           

Christie Wilmer

VP, Kroger Team Sales

Kellogg Co.

                                                                                                                       

Monica Bonamego

CFO

Kings Food Market/Balducci's

                                                                                                                       

Jessica Gasser

SVP, Talent and Technology

Kings Food Market

                                                                                                                       

Brenda Greinke

Senior Director, Indirect Sourcing

The Kroger Co.

                                                                                                                       

Theresa Monti

VP, Total Rewards

The Kroger Co.

                                                                                                                       

Jill Nelson

Director, Supply Chain Systems

The Kroger Co./Kroger Technology

 

Sharon Roberts

General Merchandise Manager, Apparel

The Kroger Co.

                                                                                                                       

Terri Rose

Director, Floral Merchandising

The Kroger Co./General Office

                                                                                                           

Charity Hegel

VP, Finance

Litehouse Inc.                                                                                                            

 

Lyn Ryse

Marketing Director

Market of Choice

                                                                                                           

Heather Stouffer

Founder and CEO

Mom Made Foods LLC         

                                                                                                           

Lynette Ackley

VP, Merchandising

Meijer                                                                                                            

 

Cindy Sorensen

VP, Business Development

Midwest Dairy Association

                                                                                                                       

Jade LaFreniere

President

The Muffin Mam Inc.

                                                                                                           

Caryn Olson

Divisional VP, Field Sales

Nestlé USA                                                                                                                

 

Sara Wheeler

Divisional VP, Beverage Category and Shopper Development

Nestlé USA    

                                                                                                           

Karen Fichuk

President

Nielsen North America                                                                                                                     

 

Marla Daudelin

VP Sales, Grocery Channel

PepsiCo/Frito-Lay                                                                                                                 

Teri Valentine

CEO

The Perfect Bite

                                                                                                                       

Kristen Wallen

VP, Sales-Alternate Channels

Post Consumer Brands

                                                                                                           

Kristy Lewis

Founder and CEO

Quinn Foods                                                                                                              

 

Lisa Inselman

VP/Controller

Raley's                                                                                                                       

 

Nicole Townsend

VP, Talent Development and Communications

Raley's

                                                                                                                       

Courtenay Tyler

VP, Merchandising

Relay Foods

                                                                                                                       

Allison Rouse Royster

Managing Partner

Rouses Markets

                                                                                                           

Suzanne Schmitz

Owner/Operator

Save-A-Lot

 

Beth Cozza

VP, Quality Assurance

Shopper Events

                                                                                                                       

Jody Mitchell

VP, Business Development, Events Demo

Shopper Events

                                                                                                                       

Stephanie Schultz

Senior Director, Wellness and Corporate Communications

Skogen's Festival Foods        

                                                                                               

Pauline Oudin

Managing Director, USA

Sopexa

 

Eleanor Hong

Chief Marketing Officer       

Smart & Final

                                                                                                                       

Sharry Cramond

EVP, Marketing and Communications

Southeastern Grocers

                                                                                                           

Meredith Gremel

VP, Corporate Affairs and Communications

SpartanNash Co.

                                                                                                           

Kim Breland

Director, Supply Chain-Finance

Sprouts Farmers Market                                                                                                                   

 

Cynthia Chikahisa

VP, Store Operations Field Capability

Sprouts Farmers Market                                                                                                                   

 

Kim Coffin

VP, Grocery

Sprouts Farmers Market

                                                                                                                       

Diana Lucas

VP, Vitamins and Body Care

Sprouts Farmers Market

                                                                                                                       

Heather Hanscom

Chief Information Security Officer

Supervalu                                                                                                                   

 

Anne Dament

SVP, Merchandising-Grocery

Target Corp.

                                                                                                                       

Katherine Tatsuda

COO

Tatsuda's IGA

                                                                                                                       

Linda Severin

VP, Marketing

Topco Associates                                                                                                                  

 

Cynthia McCloud

Director, Food Industry Program

USC Marshall School of Business                                                                                                                

 

Holly Yeatts

Store Owner and Manager

Vista Foods

 

Wendy Garrett

VP and Store Co-owner         

Wakefield's Great Valu