Harris Teeter Associates Receive Progressive Grocer’s Top Women in Grocery Award

Twelve female leaders recognized for exceptional performance in the retail food industry.

Matthews, N.C. (June 17, 2024) – Twelve Harris Teeter associates were recognized by Progressive Grocer with a Top Women in Grocery award for their exceptional performance and achievements among female leaders in the retail food industry.

Each year, Progressive Grocer invites food and grocery retailers across the country to nominate women within their organization to receive this prestigious award for showcasing overall excellence and continued achievement in the retail food industry.

Twelve Harris Teeter award winners were recognized across three categories:

Rising Star

  • Becca Bellino, Category Manager
  • Brooke Cash, Regional Asset Protection Manager
  • Diann Fulp, Operations Support Specialist
  • Sarah Durham, Director of Quality Assurance
  • Jamie Osborne, Senior Director of Advertising and Creative
  • Lauren Porter, Pharmacy Operations Manager
  • Michelle Rupertus, Manager of Learning and Development

Store Manager

  • Tina Hartley, Store 355, Summerville, S.C.
  • Collette Hercules-Lott, Store 122, Charlotte, N.C.
  • Amanda O’Quinn, Store 190, Concord, N.C.

Senior-Level Executive

  • Christine Hubbard, VP of Operations Support
  • Taryn Mecia, VP of Legal Compliance

“Harris Teeter is proud to see the industry recognize what we experience working alongside these incredibly talented female leaders everyday” said Danna Robinson, director of corporate affairs for Harris Teeter. “These women contribute to the overall success of the Harris Teeter brand and pave the way for future female leaders at Harris Teeter. We’re fortunate to have such inspiring talent on our team.”


About Harris Teeter

For more than 60 years, Harris Teeter, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), has enriched lives – one meal, one family, one associate, and one community at a time. Headquartered in Matthews, North Carolina, Harris Teeter employs 36,000 valued associates across more than 250 stores and 70 fuel centers in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Maryland, Delaware, Florida, and the District of Columbia.