Buehler’s Fresh Foods welcomes Peter O’Donnell and announces several promotions

Peter O’Donnell, newly hired Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer

As Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer, Peter O’Donnell has joined the company’s Senior Leadership Team after spending 10 years as a vice president in the grocery wholesale and retail industry with SpartanNash. Peter has significant management experience in the retail industry and in public accounting and consulting. His responsibilities will include corporate governance, supervision and oversight of Buehler’s financial and accounting functions, information technology, compliance, lender relations, and stewardship of the employee owned company’s assets. Peter holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from University of Missouri and Masters of Business Administration in Finance from the Wharton Business School and also is a CPA. 

Jen Hudson, now Director – Marketing and Advertising

Jen Hudson will join the Buehler’s HQ Directors’ Team and provide creative leadership and subject matter expertise in all matters related to marketing, advertising and store promotions. She and her team will continue to grow the impact of Buehler’s ads across all media and strengthen the employee owned company’s brand in each of the markets where it competes. Jen holds a B.A. in Visual Communications from The University of Findlay and has been employed as a graphic designer with Buehler’s since 2000.

Yvonne Monea, now Director – Human Resources

In her expanded role, Yvonne Monea, CEBS will join Buehler’s HQ Directors’ Team and continue to provide professional leadership in all matters related to employee relations and human capital management. As Director of Buehler’s Fresh Foods’ Human Resources function, Yvonne and her team will provide tactical support to the Store Operations Group while building on Buehler’s tradition of “Putting People First.”  As a Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS), Yvonne will continue in her role as subject matter expert for benefits administration, compliance, and support while serving as Buehler’s Associates’ advocate in all matters related to employment.  Yvonne holds a BS in Business Management from EMU.

Dave Allen, now Manager – Training, Development and Recognition

As the newest member of the Wooster HQ Managers’ Team, Dave will provide creative leadership and subject matter expertise in all matters related to training, development, and employee recognition.  Working on behalf of the Store Operations Group, Dave will work to grow Associate recognition, and training programs, all while building Buehler’s bench, and developing and enhancing critical skills throughout the organization.  Dave holds a Bachelor’s in Art degree from the University of Akron.

About Buehler’s:

Buehler’s Fresh Foods, an employee owned company, owns and operates thirteen Buehler’s Fresh Foods Supermarkets located in Wooster (2), Orrville, Wadsworth, Medina (2), Ashland, New Philadelphia, Dover, Jackson Township (Canton), Coshocton, and Portage Lakes (Green), and Massillon, Ohio.