Vice President Brand Management/Supermarkets/Whole Foods
Nancy has over 30 years of successful industry experience in the natural foods channel. Experience with health and beauty products/process development, supplier partnerships, business planning and store operational execution, she can offer expertise to any new product development and launches. Prior to iLevel Brands, Nancy spent over 30 years working for Whole Foods Market in a variety of roles.
In her most recent role as Senior Project Manager for the Whole Foods Global Whole Body, Nancy was lead on the distribution project, supporting brand product moves from direct ship to the distributor model. She worked with the brands to prepare for a move to distribution, creating timelines, inventory needs and constant communication to make the transition as smooth as possible for the brand.
Prior to this, Nancy worked as the Whole Body Purchasing Coordinator in Austin. Here she worked with the Global Team to partner with the Regional Leadership and Whole Food initiatives. Key objectives included supplier meetings and communication, global category refresh process, global product launches and global promotions.
Prior to working in Austin, Nancy took on the roles of Whole Body Coordinator in MA and SO regions. There her work included hiring and mentorship of whole body team leadership. Participated in many new stores and remodels. Worked with suppliers, promotions and pricing. During her time with Whole Foods, she won Global and Regional All*Star awards as well as Most Improved Program.
Nancy began her career in the SW region. He started out as a cashier and quickly moved from there to store positions including Cash Up, Store Scanner, Front End Team Leader, Supplement Buyer, Whole Body Team Leader, Cheese Buyer, Specialty Team Leader. Eventually she was promoted to Associate Whole Body Coordinator in SW region, when SW included Colorado and New Mexico area as well. RM region was created later.