News Release
 May 13, 2019
CONTACT: Kathy Sautter
716 635 5577

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. – Tops Friendly Markets is pleased to announce that Jennifer Payne, manager, talent management & engagement for Tops is being recognized as a Top 100 HR Technology Influencer. This is the first time this award is being recognized at the HR Technology Conference & Exposition®.

Ms. Payne is being recognized as a top leader in her industry who is helping to shape the future of work. As noted in a recent press release by Human Resource Executive® Magazine, it was noted that the individuals selected “considered the many ways that people and organizations across HR technology experience influence. As a result, those included represent every corner of the industry, from HR leaders and executives to consultants and bloggers.”

Ms. Payne along with her fellow colleagues who were nominated are being recognized for their ability to be strategic decision makers, and are leading practitioners, advisors, systems implementers and integrators and seek to understand industry influence on a deeper, more meaningful level.

The 2019 HR Technology Conference & Exposition® will take place October 1 - 4, 2019 at The Venetian in Las Vegas. For additional information about the Top 100 HR Tech Influencers, visit


About Tops Friendly Markets Tops Markets, LLC is headquartered in Williamsville, NY and operates 159 full-service supermarkets with five additional franchise stores and is the largest private, for-profit employer in Western New York. As a leading grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, and western Vermont, and with the support of 14,000 associates, our core mission is to help our communities flourish. We support programs that seek to eradicate hunger and disease; promote the education of our youth; and to ensure we reduce environmental waste and energy consumption while providing our customers with sustainably sourced, high quality products. For more information, visit


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