President, Southern Pacific Region
Patrick Bradley has over 30 years experience within the natural foods and grocery industry, 25 of those years with Whole Foods Market. His passion for food, innovation, creativity and retail excellence have contributed to the on-going success of Whole Foods Market. His career began while working for Mrs. Gooch’s Natural Foods Market which was acquired by Whole Foods Market in 1993. Patrick has worked his way up the ranks, having held the Store Team Leader position at three California locations. He was promoted to Regional Vice President of Operations in December 1998 and played an integral part in designing and opening thirteen stores, as well as numerous remodels. In 2004 he was promoted to President of the Midwest Region with goals to expand the brand, unify the brand message and grow the region. Under his four year watch the region grew from 20 to 32 stores, which includes the Kingsbury flagship store. In the Fall of 2008 he accepted the position of President of the Southern Pacific Region, the largest region in the company with 41 stores, a commissary, bake house and distribution center.