Chris Manca has been with Whole Foods Market since 2001, in a variety of roles. Chris spent 10 years leading the Specialty Department for the Northeast Region of Whole Foods, overseeing categories like Cheese, Beer, Wine, and Coffee.  

Currently, Chris is serving as their Local Program Coordinator and is charged with sourcing new local brands and helping them grow their businesses within Whole Foods Market. In his spare time, Chris enjoys spending time with his wife Jenn and their two young kids, Mason and Maya. Chris is a passionate home cook and craft beer aficionado. He loves anything in the form of a taco, and has been known to drink his fair share of locally made IPAs.