Women across Advantage are creating positive change."

IRVINE, California — Twenty-four Advantage leaders, including CEO Tanya Domier, have been named Top Women in Grocery by Progressive Grocer.

Now in its 14th year, Progressive Grocer’s Top Women in Grocery awards honor the vital role women play across the food retail industry. Eleven Advantage leaders were recognized as Top Women in Grocery Senior Executives and 13 were named Top Women in Grocery Rising Stars.

“Women across the Advantage enterprise, from entry-level positions to the c-suite, are adding value for our clients and customers and creating positive change in our business and in the industry,” said Advantage President and Chief Commercial Officer Jill Griffin. “Our leaders represent nearly 13% of all Senior Executives and 6% of all Rising Stars recognized as the Top Women in Grocery this year. We’re fortunate and proud these talented women are members of the Advantage family.”

Advantage leaders honored as Top Women in Grocery Senior Executives are:

Tanya Domier, CEO, Advantage Solutions
Andrea Young, president, Advantage Customer Experience
Maegan Bowe, senior director, sales and operations, Interactions
Valerie Bernstein, executive vice president, business development, Advantage Marketing Partners
Jennifer Gruber, vice president, analytics, Advantage Sales
Dee Hall, executive general manager, agency, Advantage Customer Experience
Shelly Jacoby, senior vice president, Advantage Sales
Kathleen Owen, vice president, sales, CDS
Nicole Peranick, senior director, retail transformation, Daymon
Crystal Rossel, vice president, client services, Advantage Sales
Julie Swift, vice president, Waypoint

And Top Women in Grocery Rising Stars:

Stephanie Benson, director of space and assortment analytics, Advantage Sales
Kelsey George, client service manager, Retailtainment
Molly Hollenkamp, senior account director, IN Connected Marketing
Sharri Johnson, retail operations manager, R2 Solutions
Stephanie Kryger, business development manager, Advantage Sales
Lauren Lamaestra, project manager, Retailtainment
Victoria McQuarrie, director, business development, Advantage Sales
Sarah Moffett, senior business development manager, Retailtainment
Kelly Silence, zone director, Waypoint
Mona Szumlas, senior director, client services, Advantage Sales
Leah Taylor, client service manager, Advantage Customer Experience
Sheri van der Voort, U.S. director of operations, West Coast, CDS
Renee Watts, manager client development, Advantage Sales

The Top Women in Grocery 2020 comprises 350 women leaders, including 87 Senior-Level Executives, 202 Rising Stars and 61 Store Managers. The awards honor women across all segments of the food, food retail and grocery industries who demonstrated above-and-beyond achievements between April 2019 and March 1, 2020.