News Release
 June 17, 2021
CONTACT: Kathy Sautter

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 Pete Stevens and Jason Zwolinski and welcomes Stacey Stencel. Pete has been promoted to grocery shipping shift manger after previously serving in the capacity of grocery receiving shift manager. In this role he is responsible for managing, planning, and coordinating a shift operation for the department by ensuring quality, safety and production requirements are met or exceeded. Pete will also oversee the daily operations of Tops warehouse employees, ensure compliance with all company policies, assist in the training of new hires, and ensure all safety, production, sanitation, and quality standards are attained. Pete has a bachelor's degree in Business Management from Southern Wesleyan University and resides in Lockport, NY.

Jason has been promoted to grocery receiving shift manager after serving in the capacity of grocery receiving supervisor. In this role he will directly oversee daily shift operations to include selection, shipping, receiving, cross dock, and trailer loading operations. Jason will also lead and manage warehouse supervisors in the efficient and safe operation of warehouse activities. His responsibilities also include participating in determining department strategy levels on a daily basis. Jason will also need to take immediate action in resolving any WMS problems that could impact daily labor standards and complete in a timely fashion any shift requirements. Jason resides in Clarence, NY with his family.

Stacey joins Tops as its Grocery Receiving Supervisor. In this role she will ensure unloading of trucks in a timely manner as well as new item and seasonal change overs. Stacey will also ensure compliance of sanitation guidelines by warehouse employees, monitor employee relations, and handle all employee concerns and daily management. Additionally, Stacey will train new hires and conduct other trainings as needed. Prior to joining Tops, Stacey was a Supervisor at Amazon. Stacey currently resides in Elma, NY.

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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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