Dan Epley is Vice President of Dry Grocery at Whole Foods Market leading the Baking, Meals, Snacks, Beverages, Breakfast, and Candy businesses. He’s played an integral role in the evolution of merchandising organization at Whole Foods Market. He was recently recognized by NOSH on its inaugural NOSH Notables List, a compilation of the top 50 leaders-to-know in the Natural Products Industry. Prior to Whole Foods Market he spent 26 years in merchandising at Target Stores where he had leadership roles in grocery, domestics, electronics, home improvement, sporting goods, and toys. He’s known for brand development, innovative merchandising, strategic negotiations, marketing, process improvement, and sourcing. In his role as VP, he works to advance Whole Foods Market’s purpose to nourish people and the planet by supporting improved and sustainable agriculture systems.