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VP, Grocery, DSD, & Specialty Grocery
Wakefern Food Corp
Jeff Mondelli is the Vice President, Grocery, DSD and Specialty Grocery for Wakefern Food Corp., the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the United States.
Jeff joined Wakefern in 2013 as a procurement manager in our pharmacy division and was promoted to Vice President of Pharmacy in 2017. In 2019, Jeff added Health and Beauty Care to his responsibilities. Prior to moving to the grocery division in early 2022, Jeff was chosen to lead Wakefern’s Crisis Management Office – a critical role that helped us to successfully navigate the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prior to joining Wakefern, Jeff worked for Ravitz Family Markets, where he spent five years as a pharmacist in the family’s ShopRite of Union Mill Road store.
Jeff graduated from Rutgers University’s Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy and later earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Rutgers. He currently lives in Clarksboro, NJ with his wife Kate and two children, Isabella and Luca.