News Release
 August 24, 2018
CONTACT: Kathy Romanowski-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 hiring of Juliana Wright and Laura Galligan.

Juliana Wright joins the TOPS team as social media coordinator. In this role she is responsible for developing, organizing, and implementing social media strategies for the company, as well as coordinating key business sponsorships. Juliana graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Art degree in Communication from The State University of New York at Buffalo (UB) in May 2018. She's previously worked for UB's social media team and interned for JDRF. She is a resident of Kenmore, NY.

TOPS welcomes Laura Galligan to the team as print media specialist. In this role she is responsible for working cooperatively with department staff, a variety of internal clients, and outside vendors to develop, review, and execute print media planning and buying for the TOPS weekly circular and newspaper advertising, as well as researching, proposing, negotiating, and helping to implement revenue generating sales development programs for in-store advertising and other store services Prior to re-joining the TOPS team, Laura was the marketing director for the Hamburg Casino for ten years and worked for her own marketing agency "Social Butterfly Marketing." Laura previously worked for TOPS dating back to her high school days when she worked at Wilson Farms to put herself through college. Upon graduation, her first job right out of school was proofreading ads for TOPS in the advertising department. Within a few years, Laura was promoted to the promotions department where she handled in-store consumer contest fulfillment and promotions. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Buffalo State College. Laura resides with her family in Hamburg, 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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