News Release
 November 30, 2022
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 Laura Lingle DePlato to warehouse human resources manager.

In this role, Laura will be responsible for developing relationships with our warehouse associates, general managers, and the union. They will create a positive, issue-free work environment, which is in compliance with all State and Federal Labor and Employment Laws. She will also support efforts to contribute to the development of the management bench.

Laura, who was most recently a warehouse human resource representative, has been with Tops since 1991 and has held many positions such as office manager and customer operations manager. Laura currently resides in Cheektowaga, NY with her husband and three sons.

Do you have a passion for food? So do we! Join the 28th largest supermarket chain in the country and do what you love every day-all while learning new skills, honing your craft, and growing as a 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


About Tops Friendly Markets Based in Williamsville, NY, Tops Markets currently operates 150 grocery stores in New York, Pennsylvania, and Vermont, including five that are run by franchisees. As the largest private, for-profit employer in Western New York, with over 14,000 associates, the company is dedicated to providing sustainably sourced, high-quality products, while helping its communities flourish via support for programs that eradicate hunger and disease, educate youth and reduce environmental waste and energy consumption. For more information, visit


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