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Alyssa Vescio

Senior Vice President of Merchandising, Center Store

As the Senior Vice President of Merchandising, Center Store, Alyssa has responsibility for Grocery, Wellness, Beauty, Local Merchandising, Merchandise Presentation, and Merchandise Execution. Alyssa celebrates what makes Whole Foods Market so special — unique products, industry leading quality standards, incredible supplier partners, and talented team members — and pushes our growth by continuing to advance … Continued

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. 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 … Continued

Bart Beilman

Senior Vice President of Supply Chain and Retail Operations

Bart Beilman is Senior Vice President of Supply Chain and Retail Operations for Whole Foods Market, joining the company in 2005 as the Global Vice President of Distribution and moved into his new role after years of continuous improvement of our distribution network and working on instituting processes for our retail stores.  Bart is a … Continued

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. Bill has served as an Associate Store Team Leader, a regional Grocery Coordinator, and most recently as a Regional Vice … Continued

Brian O’Connell

Senior Vice President of Team Member Services

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Damien Corcoran

Regional Vice President, United Kingdom

Damien has served as Regional Vice President for Whole Foods Market in the United Kingdom since 2019.  Prior to joining the company, Damien was the head of stores for Sainsbury’s in the UK. Damien has spent more than a decade leading organizations such as Aldi as an operations director, a national pub and restaurant chain … Continued

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David Schwartz

President, Midwest Region

David Schwartz is Regional President for Whole Foods Market’s Midwest Region. He has more than 25 years of experience in various roles at Whole Foods Market. Before becoming Regional President of the Midwest in 2019, David was Vice President of Prime Now Operations. He also previously served as Regional Vice President for the Florida and … Continued

Heather Stern

General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs

Jeff Turnas

Senior Vice President of Global Culinary Procurement and Operations

Jeff Turnas is Senior Vice President of Global Culinary Procurement and Operations for Whole Foods Market. In this role, Jeff oversees the company’s Global Prepared Foods and Bakery teams and programs. He works closely with merchandising, operations and regional leaders to help articulate and execute a unified Prepared Foods and Bakery strategy for the entire … Continued

Juan Nuñez

Regional President, Florida and South Regions

Juan Núñez has spent his career in natural and organic foods beginning with Mrs. Gooch’s Natural Foods in California in 1982. He has been with Whole Foods Market since 1993 when the company acquired Mrs. Gooch’s, where he was Regional Operations Director. He has held various positions at Whole Foods Market, including Store Team Leader, … Continued

Karen Christensen

Senior Vice President of Merchandising for Perishables

Karen Christensen is Senior Vice President of Merchandising for Perishables for Whole Foods Market. Karen joined Whole Foods Market in 1998. For six years before becoming SVP, Karen served as the Regional Vice President of Whole Foods Market’s Northern California Region. She originally started as a Regional Produce Buyer and quickly made her way to … Continued

Matt Ray

President, Southwest Region

Matt Ray is Regional President for Whole Foods Market’s Southwest Region. Starting as a Grocery Associate Team Leader in the Academy store in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Matt has nearly two decades of experience in various roles at Whole Foods Market. Matt’s passion for food, people and purpose have taken him across Whole Foods Market’s Southwest, … Continued

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. She worked her way up to Associate Store Team Leader and Store Team Leader before relocating to the Northeast region, where she spent six years as Regional … Continued

Omar Gaye

President , Northern California Region

Omar Gaye is Regional President of Whole Foods Market’s Northern California Region where he oversees stores in California and Nevada. Before this role, Omar was president of Whole Foods Market’s Southwest Region for two years and the South Region for five years. He started his career with Whole Foods Market in 1992 as a dishwasher … Continued

Patrick Bradley

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 … Continued

Rick Bonin

President, North Atlantic Region

Rick Bonin began his career at Whole Foods Market in 1999 as a Store Team Leader in the Boston-area. Rick continued his career growth on to Executive Coordinator of Operations in the North Atlantic, which encompasses Boston and all of New England. Rick eventually found himself relocating across the Atlantic in 2006, later opening the … Continued

Robert Fraser

Senior Vice President of Operational Finance

Scott Allshouse

President, Mid Atlantic Region

Scott Allshouse’s career in the grocery industry has spanned three decades, beginning at age 15. An alumnus of Penn State University, Allshouse began his career with Whole Foods Market as the store team leader at the Marlton, NJ store. From there, he moved up to director of operations for the Mid Atlantic region. In 2002, … Continued