Wegmans announces leadership team for Short Pump store
Wegmans Food Markets announced on Wednesday the leadership team that will manage its new Short Pump store, the company’s second in the Richmond market.
The store opens on Aug. 7 at West Broad Marketplace, a shopping center at 12300 W. Broad St. near North Gayton Road in Henrico County.
The Short Pump leadership team includes the store manager, executive chef, pharmacy area manager and three area managers who each supervise several departments.
The team members are: Store Manager Todd Strassner, who began his career at Wegmans as a meat clerk in 1981; Executive Chef James Orr, who will oversee a culinary team of 130; Pharmacy Area Manager Frank Mayosky, who joined Wegmans in 1996 as a pharmacist in Syracuse, N.Y., and later became a pharmacy area manager; Perishable Area Manager D.J. Baroody, who will oversee product quality, sales and employee development for the produce, floral, bakery, seafood, meat, cheese and deli departments; Merchandising Area Manager Kathy Simmons, who has been with the company since 1990, and Service Area Manager David Trott, a Wegmans employee since 1997. He will oversee customer service and local community giving.
The 120,000-square-foot store is expected to employ about 500 people. Hiring and training continue for full-time culinary positions, such as line cooks, as well as part-time positions in departments throughout the store. Those interested in applying can visit www.wegmans.com/careers for more information.
Wegmans Food Markets Inc., based in Rochester, N.Y., is a family-owned, 89-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland and Massachusetts.