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MMR honors ‘Most Influential Women’ of 2024

MMR held an event in New York this week to honor Mass Market Retailing’s Most Influential Women of 2024.

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MMR held an event in New York this week to honor Mass Market Retailing’s Most Influential Women of 2024. The retail honorees who attended included Alisa Dart of Dollar Tree/Family Dollar, Lindsay Knoop of Hy-Vee, Jocelyn Konrad of Dollar Tree/Family Dollar, Jennifer Lambert of Hy-Vee, Jill Pavlovich of Albertsons, Bonita Price of Dollar Tree/Family Dollar, Laura Raney of Kroger Health, Jessica Ringena of Hy-Vee, Katie Scanlon of Publix, Lael Wilder of H-E-B and Amy Wittry of Hy-Vee.

Profiles of the 2024 “Most Influential Women” honorees were published in the March 25 issue of MMR.

Six outstanding executives from the supplier community — Beth Allgaier of CHPA, Abigail Buckwalter of Nestle Health Science, Kate Maheu of Kearney, Rachel Marler of Haleon, Lori Schafer of Digital Wave Technology and Karen Shadders of The Emerson Group — were also honored at the event. Each will be profiled in a future issue of MMR.


Karen Shadders, Vice President of Long Term Strategy and Development, The Emerson Group


Lori Schafer, CEO of Digital Wave


Rachel Marler, Chief Customer Officer, Haleon Consumer Healthcare


Abigail Buckwalter, CEO, Nestle Health Science U.S.


Beth Allgaier, SVP of Business Development and Industry Relations, CHPA


Amy Wittry, SVP of Marketing, Hy-Vee


Lael Wilder, Senior Business Development Manager, H-E-B


Katie Scanlon, Senior Director of Pharmacy Administration, Publix


Jessica Ringena, SVP at Hy-Vee and President of Amber Specialty Pharmacy


Laura Raney, National Health and Wellness Director, East Region at Kroger Health


Bonita Price, SVP of Merchandising for Dollar Tree’s Family Dollar chain


Jennifer Lambert, SVP of IT, Strategy and Planning at Hy-Vee


Jocelyn Konrad, SVP, Chief of Stores for Dollar Tree’s Family Dollar chain

Lindsay Knoop, SVP of Business Transformation, Hy-Vee

Alisa Dart, SVP of Asset Protection, Dollar Tree

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Honorees Beth Allgaier of CHPA, Lori Shafer of Digital Wave, Alisa Dart of Dollar Tree, Jocelyn Konrad and Bonita Price of Family Dollar/Dollar Tree, Rachel Marler of Haleon, Lael Wilder of H-E-B, Lindsay Knoop, Jennifer Lambert, Jessica Ringena and Amy Wittry of Hy-Vee, Laura Raney of Kroger, Abigail Buckwalter of Nestle Health Science and Katie Scanlon of Publix.

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Laura Chamberlain of Nature’s Way kicks off the award ceremony

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Diana Hatton, Kim Melsheimer, Gary Giles, Alec Frisch, and Herb Baer of Nice-Pak with Phil Gelinas of JOH (fourth from left)

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Lindsay Knoop, Amy Wittry, Jessica Ringena and Jennifer Lambert of Hy-Vee

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Joe Bivona of St. Joseph’s University with Karen Shadders of Emerson Group and Wayne Bennett of ECRM

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Jennifer Cullen and Tanvi Thaker of Kenvue with Bob Goode of Nestle Health Science

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Alisa Dart of Dollar Tree and Cynthia Grizzle of Family Dollar

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Samantha Resnik and Jill Pavlovich of Albertsons with Laura Chamberlain of Nature’s Way