News Release
 July 27, 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 Katie Kowalski to store manager of the Tops store in Canastota, NY.

Katie began her career in the grocery business 14 years ago as a cashier for P&C Markets, where she worked for three years until moving to Charlotte NC in 2012. While there she worked at Bi-Lo Markets as a cashier and then customer service manager. Upon her return to New York in 2017, Katie has held several positions with Tops Markets including customer service manager, operations manager and assistant store manager, most recently at the Tops in Manlius, NY. Katie resides in Oneida, NY with her husband and their two children.

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 13,000 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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