News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
DATE:
 July 22, 2019
CONTACT: Kathy Sautter
716 635 5577

   
TOPS FRIENDLY MARKETS WELCOMES KELLY QUIGLEY AS GENERAL MANAGER OF GROCERY DISTRIBUTION CENTER
Quigley’s Hire Marks Third Woman in Warehouse Leadership Role for Tops

Williamsville, N.Y. –Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, and Vermont, is pleased to welcome Kelly Quigley to the position of general manager of Tops Grocery Distribution Center.

Kelly joins the Tops team after holding various leadership positions within Sumitomo Rubber, North American and American Sales Company. Most recently she held the position of Operations Manager of Sumitomo Rubber. She brings a wealth of experience working within a distribution environment as well as improving associate engagement while consistently hitting key performance metrics. Kelly and her family are residence of East Aurora, NY.

Last month Tops announced the promotion of Sandy Macpeek to the role of general manager of Tops Frozen Distribution Facility in West Seneca, NY. Additionally, Tammy Hurley is currently the general manager in Tops Perishable Distribution Center. “To have all three major facilities being overseen by women, is a rare occurrence in our industry,” said Tabitha Rusk, HR Manager – Distribution for Tops Friendly Markets. “Warehousing is typically a male-dominated field; to have an all-woman leadership team makes this a pretty unique situation, one that we’re quite proud of.”

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Tops Markets, LLC is headquartered in Williamsville, NY and operates 159 full-service supermarkets with five additional franchise stores and is the largest private, for-profit employer in Western New York. As a leading grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, and western Vermont, and with the support of 14,000 associates, our core mission is to help our communities flourish. We support programs that seek to eradicate hunger and disease; promote the education of our youth; and to ensure we reduce environmental waste and energy consumption while providing our customers with sustainably sourced, high quality products. For more information, visit www.topsmarkets.com

 

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