President – Northeast Region
Christina Minardi was born in Patterson, New Jersey and grew up in a bakery that has been run by her family since 1927.
President – U.K. Region
His first job with the Company was as Associate Store Team Leader in Chicago’s Lakeview store.
President — Pacific Northwest Region
Joe Rogoff began his natural foods career in Northern California in 1974. Working at co-ops, small retailers, and running his own local foraging/delivery business, he did just about every job in grocery.
President - South Region
Omar Gaye has been president of Whole Foods Market’s South Region since May 2012.
President – Florida Region
Juan Nunez has spent his career in natural and organic foods.
President – North Atlantic Region
With nearly 30 years of experience in the grocery industry, Laura Derba has firsthand knowledge of every aspect of grocery store operation.
President – Southwest Region
Mark Dixon has been working in the natural foods industry for 27 years. He joined Whole Foods Market in 1984 as a Grocery Team Member.
President – Midwest Region
Michael Bashaw’s career with Whole Foods Market started 20 years ago as a Bread and Circus Team Member in the North Atlantic Region.
President – Rocky Mountain Region
Bill Jordan has worked in the natural foods industry since 1985. Bill grew up in Southern California and began working as a courtesy clerk at Mrs. Gooch’s, a business Whole Foods Market acquired in 1993.
President – Southern Pacific Region
His passion for food, innovation, creativity and retail excellence have contributed to the on-going success of Whole Foods Market.
President - Northern California Region
Rob Twyman is President of Whole Foods Market’s Northern California Region.