What’s the most rewarding aspect of your job? 

People. The friendships, adventures and collaboration I have experienced over the years is what drives my passion. The grocery industry is full of unique people with a variety of backgrounds—yet a familiar drive for hard work and good times.

What inspires your leadership approach? 

Values. Ensuring those values are clearly demonstrated by being a positive influence on those around me and motivating others toward success.

What do you value most about being a part of the grocery business?

Life’s celebrations and gatherings most always have food. Being in the grocery business you get to be a part of making those moments memorable and special. Food, especially cake, holds a distinct place in making life’s memorable moments that much better.

Favorite food: Salsa