Experts : Leadership Team

Scott Allshouse

President, Mid Atlantic Region

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

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.

Bart Beilman

Global Vice President, Distribution

Rick Bonin

President, North Atlantic Region

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.

Karen Christensen

Global Vice President, Perishables

Don J. Clark

Global Vice President, Non-Perishables

Don Clark is global vice president of purchasing for non-perishables at Whole Foods Market. He joined Whole Foods Market in November 2015 and in this role, Clark is responsible for all functions of Whole Foods Market’s non-perishable business, including growth through strong supplier relationships, inventory and category management initiatives and the management and expansion of the grocer’s robust exclusive brands program, which generated approximately $1.8 billion in sales in fiscal year 2014 from approximately 4,400 SKUs led by the company’s 365 Everyday Value® line.

Sam Ferguson

Global Vice President, Accounting/Controller

Betsy Foster

Global Vice President, Growth & Business Development

Robert Fraser

Global Vice President, Operational Finance

Omar Gaye

President , Southwest Region

Omar Gaye is Regional President of Whole Foods Market’s Southwest Region where he oversees stores in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. Before this role, Omar was president of Whole Foods Market’s South Region for five years.

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.

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.

Juan Nunez

President, Florida Region

Juan Núñez has spent his career in natural and organic foods beginning with Mrs. Gooch’s Natural Foods in California in 1982.

Brian O’Connell

Global Vice President, Team Member Services

Heather Stern

General Counsel and Global Vice President, Legal Affairs

Jeff Turnas

President , Whole Foods Market 365

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.

Bobby Turner

President, South Region

Bobby Turner joined Whole Foods Market in 1993. He is a professional in the Natural and Organic industry, with 20+ years of experience in retail operations, supply chain management, and supplier relations.

Rob Twyman

President, Northern California Region

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

Nicole Wescoe

President, Northeast Region

Nicole Wescoe began her career with Whole Foods Market in 1993 as a team leader in the bakery, specialty and grocery departments at stores in the Mid-Atlantic region.