Bart Beilman

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

Rick Bonin

Rick Bonin

Senior Vice President of Operations, North Atlantic & International

Rick Bonin began his career at Whole Foods Market in 1999 as a Store Team Leader in the Boston area. He 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 … Continued

Patrick Bradley

Patrick Bradley

Senior Vice President of Operations, California

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

Karen Christensen

Karen Christensen

Senior Vice President of Merchandising for Perishables

As Senior Vice President of Merchandising for Perishables & Quality Standards at Whole Foods Market, I am committed to ensuring that every product at Whole Foods Market meets our unwavering standards for quality, sustainability, and ethical sourcing. My ultimate goal is to empower our customers to make informed choices about the food they eat and … Continued

Nicole Davia Whole Foods

Nicole Davia

Senior Vice President of Operations, Northeast

Nicole Davia 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

Robert Fraser

Robert Fraser

Senior Vice President of Finance & Accounting, Whole Foods Market

As a licensed CPA with a background in Public Accounting, Robert brings a wealth of financial expertise to his role. Robert joined Whole Foods Market in 1993 as a Financial Analyst and has since held positions such as the Vice President of Accounting, Senior Vice President of Finance, and, most recently, the Senior Vice President of … Continued

Angela Lorenzen

Angela Lorenzen

Senior Vice President of Operations, Central West

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 … Continued

Matt Ray

Matt Ray

Senior Vice President of Operations, Southeast

Matt Ray is Senior Vice President of Operations for Whole Foods Market’s Southeast 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 … Continued

David Schwartz

David Schwartz

Senior Vice President of Operations, Midwest

David Schwartz is Senior Vice President of Operations 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 … Continued

Jeff Turnas

Jeff Turnas

Senior Vice President of Culinary

Jeff Turnas is Senior Vice President of Culinary for Whole Foods Market. In this role, Jeff oversees the company’s Prepared Foods, Bakery and Specialty teams and programs. He works closely with merchandising, product development, procurement, and operations teams to articulate and execute a unified Culinary strategy for the entire company. With more than 25 years … Continued

Alyssa Vescio

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 — while continuing to advance Whole Foods Market’s merchandising capabilities and deliver … Continued