News Release
 June 8, 2018
CONTACT: Kathy Romanowski

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 Chris Yonker and Joseph Mailhot.

The new store manager for the Hilton, NY TOPS will be Chris Yonker. Chris was formerly the interim store manager at the Upper Falls TOPS location in Rochester, NY. Chris began his career with TOPS in 2011 and has held several roles over the years including non-perishables operations manager, customer operations manager, assistant store manager, interim store manager and project leader. Previously, Chris worked for 14 years as an assistant store manager and co-manager for Walmart. Chris resides in Webster, NY with this family.

Joseph Mailhot, who has been a member of the TOPS team since 1990, and a store manager for the last ten years, has recently accepted the position of category business manager. Joe, who most recently served as the store manager for the TOPS located at Maple and Transit Roads in Williamsville, NY also served as manager for six other TOPS locations during his career. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and MBA from the University of Phoenix. He resides with his family in Cheektowaga, NY.

### About Tops Friendly Markets

Tops Markets, LLC, is headquartered in Williamsville, NY and operates 169 full-service supermarkets with five additional by franchisees under the Tops banner. Tops employs more than 14,000 associates and is a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, and Vermont. For more information about Tops Markets, visit the company's website at


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