News Release
 February 10, 2021
CONTACT: Kathy Sautter
716 635 5577

Williamsville, N.Y. –Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, and Vermont, is pleased to announce the promotion of Mike Cmok to Warehouse Safety Manager. In this role, Mike will support the Operations Leadership and Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) teams to improve performance and the overall EHS System. Mike will assist with implementing system tools and techniques to improve the overall culture and EHS program. As warehouse safety manager, Mike will support the operations and EHS team by performing regular observations, coaching, and acknowledgement to associates. Other responsibilities include holding all associates and leadership accountable to meet Federal, State, local and company standards, participating in incident investigations, assisting operations leadership with identifying root cause, documenting incidents, and evaluating operations staff to improve processes, understanding food safety, sanitation, proper work practices, recognizing non-compliant conditions and taking initiative to promptly address concerns with operations management, using electronic system and other database tools to communicate, trend, mine and present data, conducts audits and reports hazards/gaps identified in audits, develops corrective actions, and works with leadership to develop corrective action plans. Mike most recently worked at Tops warehouse as a facility trainer. Mike has been with Tops for over 35 years in various positions. Mike graduated from Bowling Green State University, in Bowling Green, OH with a degree in graphic design. He and his family resides in Lake View, NY. Do you have a passion for food? So do we! Join the 28th largest supermarket chain in the country leader. From various positions throughout our stores to warehouse opportunities and more, we just may have the perfect match for you! To learn more about the great opportunities that await you at your neighborhood Tops visit -more- ###

About Tops Friendly Markets

Tops Markets, LLC is headquartered in Williamsville, NY and operates 157 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 15,000 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


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