News Release
 May 24, 2023
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 Kristin Goetz to Director, Center Store.

As Director Center Store, Kristin will be responsible for directing the development, procurement, and merchandising programs for designated categories of Center Store merchandise to achieve budgeted sales, gross profit, deals and allowances, inventory turns and service levels. She will also work closely with all category managers, asset managers, and pricing analysts in order to maximize support for Center Store categories.

Having joined Tops Markets in 1996 as a cashier, Kristin served as a Store Manager in six (6) locations over a span of 10 years and most recently held the position of Category Manager, beverage, commercial bakery and sweet goods.

Kristin holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Buffalo and currently resides in Batavia, New York with her children, Carter and Ava.

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 149 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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