Management Team

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Kemper Isely

Chairman, Director and Co-President

Committee: Compensation Committee

Kemper Isely has been a director and our Co-President since 1998. He joined the Company as an employee in 1977 and during his tenure with our company has functioned as Store Manager, Warehouse Manager, Director of Marketing, Director of Purchasing, Director of Operations and Director of Finance.

 

Zephyr Isely

Director and Co-President

Zephyr Isely has been a director and our Co-President since 1998. He joined the Company as an employee in 1969 and during his tenure with our company has functioned as Store Manager, Director of Receiving, Warehouse Manager, Director of Operations, Director of Purchasing, Director of Accounting, Manager of Payroll and Compensation and Director of Information Systems.

 

Heather Isely

Director, Executive Vice President, and Corporate Secretary

Committee: Compensation Committee

Heather Isely has been a director and our Executive Vice President and Corporate Secretary since 1998. Ms. Heather Isely joined the Company as an employee in 1989 and during her tenure with our company has functioned as Produce Coordinator, Store Manager, Manager of Quality Control, Director of Nutrition Education, Manager of Operations, Manager of Compensation, Manager of Training and Director of Human Resources.

 

Elizabeth Isely

Director and Executive Vice President

Elizabeth Isely has been a director and our Executive Vice President since 1998. Ms. Elizabeth Isely joined the Company as an employee in 1977 and during her tenure with our company has functioned as Store Manager, Regional Manager, Director of Operations, Manager of Training and Director of New Store Openings.

 

Sandra Buffa

Chief Financial Officer

Sandra Buffa has served as our Chief Financial Officer since 2008 when she joined our company. Prior to joining our company, from 2005 to 2007, Ms. Buffa worked at QCE, LLC, the parent company of the Quizno’s restaurant chain, as its Chief Financial Officer. From 2001 to 2005, Ms. Buffa was the Chief Financial Officer of Mrs. Fields’ Original Cookies, Inc. and also served as the Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of its parent company from 2004 to 2005.

From 1998 to 1999, Ms. Buffa was the President and Chief Operating Officer of Crabtree & Evelyn, Ltd, and its Chief Financial Officer in 1998. Ms. Buffa served as the Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Finance and Treasurer of Vista Optical from 1993 to 1998.

Ms. Buffa began her career with the firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers, most recently as a Senior Audit Manager. Ms. Buffa is a Certified Public Accountant.


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