Did you know that our Genesee Street location recently became a Market 32? We are ecstatic about this new change, and have our incredible team to thank for all their hard work and efforts. We want to spotlight a few of these teammates for all they have done. Without further ado, let’s go meet the team!
Tim Turner, Store Manager
Tim started in the Grocery Store industry in 1998 as a bagger and has worked his way up to Store Manager over the years. Tim worked for Harris Teeter for 19 years in Charlotte, North Carolina, and The Giant Company for 3 years in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania before Joining Price Chopper in 2018. Tim is a very high energy store manager that engages with our customers’ needs by offering excellent customer service. Tim noted that best thing about working in the grocery store industry is to be there for your teammates, customers, and the community. Tim looks forward to meeting everyone on this great opportunity to bring Market 32 to Utica, NY and all the offerings and customer service to go along with it!
Katrina Kozlowski, Co-Manager
Having joined Price Chopper Supermarkets in 1998 as a cashier, Katrina has held many roles over her 24 years with the company. She has worked in several locations as a Customer Service Manager and has been a Co-Manager for the past 7 years. Katrina was a part of the Genesee Street Price Chopper when it opened in 1999 and is excited to be a part of the grand re-opening today.
Katrina was born and raised in Utica, NY and graduated from T.R. Proctor High School in 2000. She was part of the Young Scholars Liberty Partnership Program (YSLPP), which helped develop and motivate her to expand her education and career goals. She furthered her education by earning a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Fine Art, and a master’s degree in Studio Art.
Community involvement has always been a meaningful part of her life. She has volunteered with several different organizations throughout the community. She is happy to be a part of the Boilermaker 15K road race, and this year will mark her 21st year participating in the race.
Katrina advocates for the kind treatment of animals, and volunteers in her community giving back her time, talent, and treasure. She leads her teammates with the same compassion in her heart. She loves working in the diverse area she grew up in and is proud she can give back to her community.
Alem Dzebo, Center Store Team Lead
In our culturally diverse community, Alem is an asset to the Price Chopper/ Market 32 team. Alem moved to Utica, NY from Bosnia in 2003 with his family and quickly taught himself English. He has been with Price Chopper since 2008 and has succeeded in every position he has held. His ambitious, hardworking, and caring nature is what makes him a great leader. Being multilingual has allowed Alem to build a culturally diverse team which has created fresh ideas and perspectives.
Alem has a genuine gift for working with both his teammates and interacting with customers. People just adore him. His coworkers respect, appreciate and hold him in high regard. When customers need assistance from finding an item to diffusing a problem, Alem is always there with a smile.
Alem brings the same drive and determination when it comes to his community. He volunteers in several different organizations and loves to coach youth basketball and soccer.
Eh Wah, Front End teammate
Eh Wah moved to Utica, NY from Thailand with his family in 2005 he started with Price Chopper in 2015. Eh Wah doesn’t allow his hearing impairment to hold him back. Eh Wah is one of our star teammates! His drive and ambition sets the tone for the rest of the team.
Lara Johnson, General Merchandise
Lara started with Price Chopper in 2010. Her hard work and dedication sets her above the rest!
Sherry Lipinski, Assistant Team Lead Deli
Sherry started with Price Chopper in 1975. Throughout her 48 years with us, her talents and efforts have helped our success. Her performance is always top-notch! Sherry’s exemplary work ethic is recognized every day and is an inspiration to the whole team.
Nate Meeks, Pharmacy Tech
Nate moved to Utica, NY three years ago from Virginia and we have been lucky enough to have worked with him ever since. Nate exemplifies the meaning of customer service. He is a star employee that takes the initiative to go the extra mile, and always does so with a smile.
Nathan Broedel, Meat Team Lead
Nate started with Price Chopper in 2010. His talent and fierce ambition is what led him to become a master at his craft.
Be on the lookout for these all-star teammates when you check out the new Genesee Street Market 32. This store is located at 1917 Genesee Street Utica, NY 13501.