Progressive Grocer Names Top Women in Grocery 2018: Senior-Level Executives

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The grocery industry is no exception, and from the store floor to c-suite, women are leading the charge to keep the industry fresh, relevant and truly consumer-centric. To recognize their efforts, Progressive Grocer has inducted 362 of them into its 2018 Top Women in Grocery class.

Below, we present the names of the newest members in the Senior-Level Executives category.

    2018 Top Women in Grocery: Senior-Level Executives
KathyCaldwellEVP, Client DevelopmentAcosta
MauraDiMarcoVP/Team LeaderAcosta
ShannonHodockSVP, Client DevelopmentAcosta
ShannonPenningtonSVP, General ManagerAcosta
JillGriffinPresident, Advantage Marketing PartnersAdvantage Solutions
BonnieReinkeSenior Director, Client Team ServicesAdvantage Solutions/Advantage Marketing Partners
KatelynNadeauVP, Client Success & DeliveryAdvantage Solutions/Advantage Media Solutions
KimRiedellSVPAdvantage Solutions/Advantage Media Solutions
KimHsiehVP Strategy & IntegrationAdvantage Solutions/Advantage Retail Experiential
EllieTaylorPresidentAlabama Grocers Association
CathyLordVP Corporate Human ResourcesAlbertsons Cos./Corporate
ColleenWorthamVP OperationsAlbertsons Cos./Corporate
PeggyJonesVP Human ResourcesAlbertsons Cos./Corporate
SusanMorrisEVP/COOAlbertsons Cos./Corporate
TamiTollefsonVP GM/HBC Beauty CareAlbertsons Cos./Corporate
Valerie D.LewisAssistant VP & Assistant SecretaryAlbertsons Cos./Corporate
ElanaKarpCulinary Co-founder & Chief Culinary OfficerAlbertsons Cos./Plated
KellyMullinVP Marketing & MerchandisingAlbertsons Cos./Portland Division
MichelleLarsonSVP of Merchandising & MarketingAlbertsons Cos./Southwest Division
AmandaMartinezGroup VP, Corporate ProcurementAlbertsons Cos./Supply Chain
CathyEastVP, Corporate Procurement Meat/Seafood/DeliAlbertsons Cos./Supply Chain
JennyMarinoCo-founder & Brand StrategistAngelic Bakehouse
AnaMiddletonPresident & Chief Merchandising OfficerArmy Air Force Exchange Service
TerrieBakerVP/CFOBaker's IGA
RachelShemiraniVP of MarketingBarons Market
SuzanneArnottVP, MarketingBlackhawk Network
SharonBrownFounder & CEOBonafide Provisions
KellySosaSVP/GM, Davidson Specialty FoodsC&S Wholesale Grocers
MargotLaPointeVP, Corporate ProjectsC&S Wholesale Grocers
HeatherMcIntyre FroudVP of Global/WalmartCampbell Soup Co.
KarenJobbVP of SalesClif Bar & Co.
SarahCiccarelloVP of Customer StrategyClif Bar & Co.
ShannonDurhamVP, Customer ManagementCoca-Cola Co. Bottling Consolidated
AmyDavisVP, General ManagerCrossmark
KathleenOwenVP, SalesDaymon/CDS
NicoleLeMaireVPDaymon/Interactions Marketing
MarissaJarrattSVP of Marketing, Innovation and R&DDean Foods Co.
KellyVlahakis-HanksPresident & CEOEarth Friendly Products
KerryFarrellSVP, SalesEversight Inc.
RoxanneKanne-RoushVP-Training & DevelopmentFareway Stores Inc.
ToniMascaroVP, Meeting ServicesFood Marketing Institute
SimonaFaroniOwner/PresidentG.S. Gelato & Desserts Inc.
AngelaMcElweePresidentGaia Herbs
Robin L.AndersonVP Human ResourcesGiant Food
JulieMoralesVP FinanceGiant/Martin's
DanielleVogelFounderGlen's Garden Market
RhondaDeMelloDirector Recruiting/FE Operations/Service ExcellenceHarris Teeter Supermarkets LLC
MeganKleinPresident & Co-founderHere
KristiMagnuson NelsonPresidentHugo's Family Marketplace
JessicaRingenaVP, Innovation/Business DevelopmentHy-Vee Inc.
KarenBoriskeyVP, Human Resources/Employee DevelopmentHy-Vee Inc.
TinaPotthoffVP, CommunicationsHy-Vee Inc.
CherylPick SommerOwner/PresidentKaune's Neighborhood Market
KrisGeierVP, Costco InternationalKellogg Co.
AmySimeri McClellanSVP, RetailMartin's Super Markets Inc.
AnnetteRepaschGroup VP-MerchandisingMeijer
StephanieNaitoVP, Talent ManagementMeijer
MichelleMockDirector of Sales Development & OperationsNature Nate's
JeanneDanubioEVP, U.S. Retail and Global Retail Product LeadershipNielsen
MarlaDaudelinSVP of Sales, South Central Region, Frito-Lay North America DivisionPepsiCo
ShirinOdarRegion VP NAB/PBCPepsiCo
JulieJonesGeneral Manager Grocery & Home Improvement (Position Equivalent to VP)Procter & Gamble
JulieGerdesVP of Product ManagementQuotient Technology Inc.
NickyJacksonFounder & CEORangeMe - An ECRM Company
JacquelineRossVP, Private Brands InnovationRetail Business Services, an Ahold Delhaize USA Company
KimLydaSVP, LegalRetail Business Services, an Ahold Delhaize USA Company
LibbyChristmanVP, Risk Management & SafetyRetail Business Services, an Ahold Delhaize USA Company
KatlinSmithFounder & CEOSimple Mills
YvonneTrupianoEVP, Chief Human Resources and Corporate Affairs & Communications OfficerSpartanNash
AnneDamentEVP, Retail, Marketing & Private BrandsSupervalu
NancySuperchiVP, HR Shared ServicesSupervalu
SarahLoudenCHRO/HR VPSupervalu
MelodyRichardChief Strategy Officer, SujaThe Coca-Cola Co.
ChrisAlbiVP of OperationsThe Kroger Co./Fred Meyer
AnneManessDirector, Digital Site Experience, Corporate Digital MarketingThe Kroger Co./GO-Digital Marketing
KateWardPresident, Kroger Personal Finance (New Title)The Kroger Co./GO-Finance
ChristinaGrothVP of General Merchandise, HBC & NonfoodsThe Kroger Co./GO-HBC & Nonfoods
LizLlamasVP of Human ResourcesVallarta Supermarkets
JanGeePresident/CEOWashington Food Industry Association
RebeccaRemleyCEOWedderspoon Organic
ShelleyCadeVP MarketingWillert Home Products
SusanGuerinPresident and CEOWorld Finer Foods

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