Angela Lorenzen is the Senior Vice President of Operations for Whole Foods Market’s Central West Region. She began her career in the natural foods industry more than 25 years ago in her hometown of Petaluma, CA. Since joining Whole Foods Market in 2000, she’s served in a wide range of positions at every level of the company, beginning as a part-time grocery team member and moving into store leadership. She joined the Northern California regional team as an Executive Coordinator and later served as their Vice President of Operations. Angela’s also been recognized as a Whole Foods Market Global All-Star by the company.

She comes from a big, food-loving Italian family which inspires her passion for cooking, gardening and travel. She enjoys camping, photography, volunteering at food banks, and supporting nonprofit organizations that give dogs a second chance at life.