Glenda Flanagan

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Since joining Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) as Chief Financial Officer in 1988, Glenda Flanagan has played a major role in the development of the company, which went public in 1992 and has grown from six stores in the late 1980s, to 450 stores and more than $15 billion in sales today. 

Whole Foods Market currently ranks No. 181 on the Fortune 500 and is one of 11 companies to have been named to FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for 18 consecutive years—since the list’s inception in 1998.

In February 2015, FORTUNE recognized Flanagan for being the longest-sitting CFO among the 58 women CFOs at Fortune 500 companies. She is a member of the boards of directors of three foundations created by Whole Foods Market:  Whole Planet Foundation, Whole Cities Foundation and Whole Kids Foundation. Additionally, she is a member of the boards of directors of two publicly traded companies: Detroit-based Credit Acceptance Corporation, since 2004, and San Francisco-based Fit Bit, Inc., since 2016.

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