Proudly Serving: Safeway #4829 Corral Centre, Brandon, MB
Position: Produce Manager
Core Value: Always Place the Customer First
“John meets all core values,” begins John’s nominating letter. From being a community volunteer to being a mentor for new employees, John is the epitome of a Value Champion. A true leader, John’s dedication extends to his staff and department. He empowers others when it comes to decision-making, creating special displays, planning and ordering. As produce manager, John has earned a reputation for responding to customer needs. A few years ago he chased down a customer’s request for organic juicing carrots and continued to bring them in on special order. Recognizing a growing market trend, John’s department now boasts a complete range of speciality organic items. John is very passionate about what he does and ensures customers have an enjoyable shopping experience. Even in a city of 45,000, John is known far and wide and customers frequently stop by just to say hello.