Store Manager Awards Winners

The FMI Store Manager Awards Program recognizes exceptional supermarket store managers who generate sales growth, provide great customer service, contribute to attaining company goals and are an integral part of the communities they serve.

FMI honored the 4 grand prize winners at FMI Connect on Wednesday, June 10, 2015. The winners were selected among 10 category finalists. #storemanagers

View the press release announcement

2015 SMA Winners

NEW THIS YEAR! FMI Store Manager People’s Pick Award

People's Choice

This year the stories of our 10 Store Manager Awards Finalists were posted on the Food Marketing Institute Facebook page. People were asked to like their favorite Store Manager Awards finalist to help them win the Store Manager People’s Pick Award and $500 to help them celebrate with their store associates.

The contest ran from May 18-22 with a total of 4,666 likes for all the related posts!

Congratulations to both our winners and to all the store managers who make the grocery industry so strong!


Expand categories below to view finalists and their biographies.
  • Category A (1-49 Stores)
  • Category B (50-199 Stores)
  • Category C: (Over 200 Stores)
  • Category D: (International)
A1-Brian Hayes 1 A1-Brian Hayes 13 A1-Brian Hayes 14 A1-Brian Hayes 17 A2-Liz Haywood 1 A2-Liz Haywood 14 A2-Liz Haywood 15 A2-Liz Haywood 20 Bernie McGoldrick2 A4-Bernie McGoldrick 4 Bag Hunger A4-Bernie McGoldrick 8 A4-Bernie McGoldrick 10 B1-Mark Hubbard 1 B1-Mark Hubbard 7 B1-Mark Hubbard 9 B1-Mark Hubbard 14 fun fest William Martin B2-William Martin 9 B2-William Martin 13 B2-William Martin 14 B3-Will McDevitt 1b B3-Will McDevitt 11 B3-Will McDevitt 13 Store 188 Store of the Year B3-Will McDevitt 24 Steve Gannon v2 C1-Steve Gannon 7 EmployeeAppreciationIceCreamSocial C1-Steve Gannon 15 C1-Steve Gannon 20 C2-Brian Wilken 1 C2-Brian Wilken 2 C2-Brian Wilken 8 Relay for Life C2-Brian Wilken 12 C3-Josh Wise 1 C3-Josh Wise 14 C3-Josh Wise 16 C3-Josh Wise 17 D-Charlynne Stunder 1 D-Charlynne Stunder 3 D-Charlynne Stunder 10 D-Charlynne Stunder 11