Did you know that our West Rutland and Rutland locations recently became a Market 32? To say we are excited would be an understatement. We have our incredible teams to thank for their tireless efforts and hard work to make these grand reopenings happen. We want to highlight a few teammates from each store for all they have done. Without further ado, let’s meet the crew!
West Rutland, Store #122 located at 100 Westway Mall Dr. West Rutland, Vermont
David Bishop, Store Manager
Dave began working for Price Chopper in 1991 as a Cashier while in high school. Over the years, he worked through the Grocery Department and eventually became a Co-Manager in 2012 and Store Manager in 2018. Dave has strong ties to the community as he grew up in West Rutland and is a lifelong member of the area. He currently lives in Rutland with his son Bradley and daughter Ava.
Shawn Stevens, Produce Manager
Shawn has worked for Price Chopper for 37 years and has held several positions from Dairy to Night Manager, and the last 35 years being in Produce. He served 25 years in the National Guard and a tour in Iraq, retiring in 2006. He is married and has twin sons that are 16. They all live in Rutland Town and are planning a move to the Philippines, where his wife is from, when he retires.
Kyle Guyette, Meat Manager
Kyle started his career with Price Chopper right here in West Rutland as a part time Courtesy Clerk. After a few years, he got his start in Meat as a part time clerk. After spending many years in various Price Chopper locations, he was able to return to West Rutland as a Meat Manager. While not working, he enjoys watching his kids play sports, as both are busy with hockey. His son is also active with tackle football and baseball as well. Both him and his wife Ashley like to visit new breweries and restaurants. He also enjoys strongman training and coaching youth football.
Laura McClure, Deli Manager
Laura has been with Price Chopper for over five years. She started out as a Deli Clerk and quickly moved up to Assistant Team Lead and then Team Lead. She loves her job and teaching her team new things, along with helping them to see their potential. She was quoted as saying, “It takes all of us to run a great department” and is proud to be a part of it.
Bobby Cooke, Grocery Manager
Bob started at Price Chopper in the Rutland, VT store eight years ago on the Night Shift as a Stocker. He then moved to working the day shift, helping in Grocery. Bobby worked his way up to being the Grocery Team Lead where he still works today with a great team! In his spare time, he loves spending time with his grandson going on adventures.
Jessica Hemple, Customer Service Manager
Jessica began her career with Price chopper over eight years ago as a part time closing Cashier. A little over a year later, she became an Office Supervisor and held that position until she became the Office Assistant Team Lead in January 2022. In November of 2022, Jessica became the Customer Service Manager on the Front-End. Her family has lived in West Rutland for the last nine years. Her husband is a local mechanic, and two of her children attend West Rutland School. Jessica’s oldest daughter attends Mill River and has also been employed by Price Chopper for the last three years.
Rutland, store 131 located at 38 Rutland Shopping Plaza Rutland, Vermont
Nick Mastronunzio, Store Manager
Nick Mastronunzio has 17 years in retail operations, six years of which he has been in a store manager role for two different organizations. He started in 2005 as a cashier working for Big Y Foods, and worked his way through the Meat Department and ultimately becoming Meat Manager by the age 21. Nick’s first store manager position was with Shoprite in 2017, and in 2021 made the move to Price Chopper and Market 32 for further career opportunities. He is a lifelong Connecticut resident and spent the past year working with the team in Middletown, CT. Nick was offered an opportunity to take Rutland Vermont through the remodel and steps to expanding the brand to a Market 32.
Greg Roth, Maintenance
Greg began his career with us in 1999 at 15 years old in West Rutland, store 122. He was transferred to our Bakery Department in Rutland, store 131 and then transferred to Maintenance. While he is responsible for keeping the store clean, he always goes above and beyond to help teammates and guests
Matt Landry, Grocery
Matt began his career with us 20 years ago. He has always been with the Grocery Department. He is thorough in his work, follows through completing projects, and can always be found with a smile on his face.
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