Registered Dietitian, Exclusive and Store Brands
Allison Enke is passionate about providing consumers with healthy, compliant, high quality natural and organic products.
Global Animal Production and Welfare Coordinator
Anne Malleau is responsible for implementing Whole Foods Market’s animal welfare initiatives, including the launch of Global Animal Partnership’s 5-Step Animal Welfare Rating program in the company’s U.S. and Canadian stores.
Seafood Quality Standards Coordinator
Carrie Brownstein develops standards to guide seafood purchasing for the Company’s stores throughout the United States, Canada, and the UK.
Global Cheese Buyer
Cathy Strange joined Whole Foods Market in 1990 and has a wealth of food industry experience and expertise.
Global Seafood Buyer
David Pilat has accumulated a wealth of seafood knowledge and experience having worked in several stores, four regions, and Whole Foods Market’s own seafood processing facility in Pigeon Cove based in Gloucester, Massachusetts.
Senior Global Chef
Derek’s experience includes many years as chef/consultant for an international Tibetan Buddhist monastery, restaurateur, caterer, vegan organic farmer, food designer, consultant, food writer and educator of vegan, vegetarian and animal-based cuisines.
Master Sommelier and Associate Global Beverage Buyer
Devon became a Master Sommelier in 2011.
Global Beverage Buyer
Doug has acquired a rarefied view of the world of buying and selling wine from living in California wine country, traveling to every major wine region of the world, attending wine expositions, blending wines with winemakers, designing wine labels, sitting on wine panels, speaking at wine and beverage conferences, doing media interviews and connecting with our customers via social media and in stores.
Vice President of Procurement – Perishables
Edmund LaMacchia joined Whole Foods Market in 1990, bringing a personal commitment to environmental change through the progress of organic agriculture.
Senior Program Manager, Local Producer Loan Program
Erin Harper oversees Whole Foods Market’s Local Producer Loan Program, which provides low-interest loans to small producers and farmers.
Executive Global Grocery Coordinator
As the executive global grocery coordinator, Errol plays a crucial role in setting Whole Foods Market apart from big-box food retailers. With more than 18 years of experience working in virtually every aspect of food retail—from coordinating a CSA and co-op market and managing overnight stock crews to running the helm of Whole Foods Market’s Global Grocery program—Errol knows what makes a product stand out on the shelf.
Global associate perishables coordinator
His more than 25 years at Whole Foods Market in the produce department make him a walking produce encyclopedia.
Global Lifestyle Buyer
Jeanne has a wealth of knowledge about beauty and lifestyle, and oversees the purchasing of lifestyle items for the department.
Global Vice President of Marketing & Communications
Jeannine is responsible for all of Whole Foods Market’s marketing, advertising and reputation management activities, and is at the helm of the company’s first national brand campaign.
Global Vice President of Procurement – Non-Perishables
Jim Speirs grew up and worked in virtually every capacity of a Southern California family-owned supermarket chain.
Global Quality Standards Coordinator
Jody Villecco is responsible for researching, coordinating and maintaining the Quality Standards at Whole Foods Market.
Global Quality Standards Coordinator
Joe is responsible for developing and maintaining standards for natural food, body care and food policy issues, including organic agriculture and genetically engineered crops.
Senior Global Produce Coordinator
A Team Member since 1997, John Walker leads the Global Produce Team for Whole Foods Market.
Executive Partnership Development and Internal Programs Director, Whole Planet Foundation
Joy joined Whole Foods Market in 2000 and Whole Planet Foundation in 2006. She develops strategic partnerships, fundraises for microcredit, and connects Whole Foods Market shoppers, suppliers and team members to Whole Planet Foundation.
Executive Director, Whole Journeys
As a professional in the Adventure/Experiential Travel industry for more than two decades, Kathy has guided small group tours for active adults worldwide.
Global Leader of Sustainable Engineering and Energy Management
As the global leader of sustainable engineering and energy management, Kathy Loftus is in charge of coordinating sustainability programs, including overall company impact reporting.
Gluten-Free Bakehouse Team Leader
Lee Tobin works diligently to ensure that Whole Foods Market has the ability to provide amazing gluten-free products that customers can enjoy with confidence.
Executive Global Whole Body Coordinator
Maren oversees the purchasing of personal care products and supplements for the company’s beauty and wellness programs.
Global Vice President of Quality Standards
Margaret is one of the Company’s original team members, joining Whole Foods Market in 1981, and has worked closely with key domestic and international organizations including the USDA, the EPA, Organic Trade Association, and the Marine Stewardship Council.
Global Vice President of Team Member Services
For over 10 years, Mark Ehrnstein has been a highly visible, true “face” of Human Relations at Whole Foods Market.
Global Produce Coordinator
Matt works on standards and sourcing for the Whole Foods Market produce team supporting policy and compliance on social, environmental and food safety issues.
Whole Kids Foundation President & Executive Director
Nona has a longstanding passion for improving the experience of children’s education, which she has married with the importance of nutrition and access to healthy food choices through Whole Kids Foundation, the newest philanthropic endeavor of Whole Foods Market.
Prepared Foods Coordinator
Paul joined Whole Foods Market in 2006 after spending more than 20 years in the restaurant and hospitality business and supports the grocer’s prepared foods offerings.
President and Executive Director, Whole Planet Foundation
Philip is the President and Executive Director of Whole Planet Foundation, overseeing operations, programmatic direction and financial management.
Culinary Content Editor
As a classically trained chef with a political science degree, Molly puts her food fascination to work as the Culinary Content Editor for Whole Foods Market, coordinating the creation and curation of editorial culinary content—primarily recipes—for the website, videos, email newsletter campaigns, social media channels and more.