By - March 1, 2019

Stores and managers recognized for outstanding performance

ServiceAwards

At the annual Retail Operations Conference (ROC) held last month in Orlando, Florida, Publix presented several stores and managers with our most important awards.


  • Ester Santillie #816, Atlanta Division, George W. Jenkins Award
    Ester Santillie #816, Atlanta Division, George W. Jenkins Award
  • Steve Payret #1591, Charlotte Division, George W. Jenkins Award
    Steve Payret #1591, Charlotte Division, George W. Jenkins Award
  • Eddie Guzman #1330, Jacksonville Division, George W. Jenkins Award
    Eddie Guzman #1330, Jacksonville Division, George W. Jenkins Award
  • Joe Bustamante #448, Lakeland Division, George W. Jenkins Award
    Joe Bustamante #448, Lakeland Division, George W. Jenkins Award
  • Richard Reynolds #703, Miami Division, George W. Jenkins Award
    Richard Reynolds #703, Miami Division, George W. Jenkins Award
  • Chris Mesa, Support, George W. Jenkins Award
    Chris Mesa, Support, George W. Jenkins Award
  • Jasmin Ovcina, Atlanta Division, President’s Award
    Jasmin Ovcina, Atlanta Division, President’s Award
  • Charles Gainer, Charlotte Division, President’s Award
    Charles Gainer, Charlotte Division, President’s Award
  • Del Cragin, Jacksonville Division, President’s Award
    Del Cragin, Jacksonville Division, President’s Award
  • Bryan Lanzilotta, Lakeland Division, President’s Award
    Bryan Lanzilotta, Lakeland Division, President’s Award
  • Bernie Kelly, Support, President’s Award
    Bernie Kelly, Support, President’s Award
  • Jamie Laviolette, Miami Division, President’s Award
    Jamie Laviolette, Miami Division, President’s Award
  • #45 Atlanta Division, Customer Service Excellence
    #45 Atlanta Division, Customer Service Excellence
  • #1566 Charlotte Division, Customer Service Excellence
    #1566 Charlotte Division, Customer Service Excellence
  • #1436 Jacksonville Division, Customer Service Excellence
    #1436 Jacksonville Division, Customer Service Excellence
  • #810 Lakeland Division, Customer Service Excellence
    #810 Lakeland Division, Customer Service Excellence
  • #1494 Miami Division, Customer Service Excellence
    #1494 Miami Division, Customer Service Excellence
  • #1263 Atlanta Division, Safety Award
    #1263 Atlanta Division, Safety Award
  • #1548 Charlotte Division, Safety Award
    #1548 Charlotte Division, Safety Award
  • #1560 Jacksonville Division, Safety Award
    #1560 Jacksonville Division, Safety Award
  • #1013 Lakeland Division, Safety Award
    #1013 Lakeland Division, Safety Award
  • #639 Miami Division, Safety Award
    #639 Miami Division, Safety Award

George W. Jenkins Award

Our most prestigious award recognizes five store managers and one support area manager who perpetuate Publix’s culture by demonstrating leadership and showing a commitment to carry on the legacy of Mr. George.

Atlanta Division
Store Manager Ester Santillie
#816, McDonough, Georgia

Charlotte Division
Store Manager Steve Payret
#1591, Glen Allen, Virginia

Jacksonville Division
Store Manager Eddie Guzmán
#1330, Deltona, Florida

Lakeland Division
Store Manager Joe Bustamante
#448, Winter Haven, Florida

Miami Division
Store Manager Richard Reynolds
#703, Plantation, Florida

Support
Director of Tax and Treasury Chris Mesa
Lakeland, Florida

President’s Award

This award honors five district managers and one support area manager who personify the founding philosophies of Publix, including the spirit of growth and fairness. Recipients have shown their dedication to maintaining the dignity, value and employment security of their associates.

Atlanta Division
District Manager Jasmin Ovcina

Charlotte Division
District Manager Charles Gainer

Jacksonville Division
District Manager Del Cragin

Lakeland Division
District Manager Bryan Lanzilotta

Miami Division
District Manager Jamie Laviolette

Support
Director of I/T Security and Compliance Bernie Kelly

Customer Service Excellence Award

This award recognizes one store in each division that excelled at providing premier customer service. Recipients are selected based on results collected from Associate Voice Surveys, Customer Voice Surveys and Mystery Shopping scores.

Atlanta Division
#45, Decatur, Alabama

Charlotte Division
#1566, Glen Allen, Virginia

Jacksonville Division
#1436, Mobile, Alabama

Lakeland Division
#810, New Port Richey, Florida

Miami Division
#1494, West Miami, Florida

Safety Award

This award recognizes one store in each division that has shown the highest standards of safety for our customers and associates. Recipients’ commitment to safety is evaluated based on low incident frequency, cost rates and best practices.

Atlanta Division
#1263, Macon, Georgia

Charlotte Division
#1548, Boone, North Carolina

Jacksonville Division
#1560, Gainesville, Florida

Lakeland Division
#1013, Port Charlotte, Florida

Miami Division
#639, Stuart, Florida

2018 Sales and Profit Goals

Congratulations to all of these stores who exceeded their sales and profit goals last year!


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