Experts : Regional Leadership

Christina Minardi

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.

Jeff Turnas

President – 365 by Whole Foods Market

Jeff Turnas is president of 365 by Whole Foods Market. He was appointed to lead Whole Foods Market’s new retail store brand in June 2015.

Omar Gaye

President - South Region

Omar Gaye has been president of Whole Foods Market’s South Region since May 2012.

Juan Nunez

President – Florida Region

Juan Nunez has spent his career in natural and organic foods.

Laura Derba

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.

Michael Bashaw

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.

Bill Jordan

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.

Patrick Bradley

President – Southern Pacific Region

His passion for food, innovation, creativity and retail excellence have contributed to the on-going success of Whole Foods Market.

Rob Twyman

President - Northern California Region

Rob Twyman is President of Whole Foods Market’s Northern California Region.

Scott Allshouse

President – Mid Atlantic Region

Scott Allshouse’s career in the grocery industry has spanned three decades, beginning at age 15.

Angela Lorenzen

President — Pacific Northwest Region

Angela Lorenzen is the Regional President for Whole Foods Market’s Pacific Northwest region where she oversees stores in Oregon, Washington and British Columbia.