Darla Sebastian

VP, Special Projects

Cardenas Markets

Darla Sebastian is Vice President of Special Projects responsible for leading major strategic projects & initiatives for Cardenas Markets.  Darla joined Cardenas Markets in 2019 bringing with her over 20 years of experience in retail management with focus on eCommerce, Supply Chain, Finance Operations and Store Systems. She has led the efforts for the system modernization and technology advancement for the company to meet the unforeseen challenges during the pandemic.  During her spare time, she also works as an Independent Consultant, providing IT services related to implementing ERP Solutions.  She has recently been awarded and recognized in Progressive Grocer’s 2022 Top Women In Grocery (TWIG).

Prior to joining Cardenas Markets, Darla worked at Monoprice, an online eCommerce retailer, 99 Cents Only Stores, Aeropostale & Pacific Sunwear, where she built a reputation for delivering IT solutions that meets strategic initiatives while maintaining on-time & on-budget track record. She has an extensive background in planning and managing cross-functional business & technology projects in various industries ranging from Specialty Retail, Grocery, Service, Transportation & Manufacturing. 

Darla is currently based in Southern California and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management & Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP).