Laura A.


Laura began her career with Publix as a cashier in 2010. After college, she began working at Publix’s corporate offices where she accepted her dream job as company historian in 2019. Laura loves learning and retelling stories about our founder Mr. George, sharing Publix trivia and managing company memorabilia. Outside of work, Laura is an avid reader and Alabama football fan who loves to travel with her family and friends.

Posts by Laura A.

Mr. George at a store opening speaking into a microphone in front of store associates

From the mid-1980s through the 1990s, Mr. George was often spotted wearing his now-legendary Publix logo suit jacket. Have you ever wondered how this iconic jacket came to be? Let’s take a behind-the-scenes look at this treasured piece of Publix memorabilia. Gene Succow, vice president of bakery operations until 1990, was known as a sharp … (Read the full story)

Progressive Grocer’s 2021 Top Women in Grocery

For 15 years, Progressive Grocer has celebrated the accomplishments and contributions of thousands of women at all levels in the North American retail food industry through the Top Women in Grocery awards. The 2021 awards recognize women for their overall excellence and continued achievements such as leading innovative corporate initiatives, executing strategic objectives, achieving exceptional … (Read the full story)