Company Profile


Gelson's was founded in 1951 by brothers Bernard and Eugene Gelson as an extraordinary grocery shopping experience for discerning consumers.

Type of Business

Gelson's Markets is recognized as one of the nation's premier supermarket chains. Each location is singularly known as the area's best market for superior produce, highest quality meat, seafood and deli, an unmatched selection of wine and liquor, and exceptional service.


16400 Ventura Blvd., Suite 240

Encino, CA 91436-2123

(818) 906-5700

Gelson's Executives from Left to Right:

Clare Bogle, Chief Financial Officer

Tom Frattali, Senior Vice President, Center Store, Warehouse & Distribution

Tim Mahoney, Vice President, Operations

Mark Motsenbocker
, Vice President, Human Resources and Risk Management

Paul Kneeland, Vice President, Fresh Foods & Floral

Ron Johnson, Chief Information Officer

Yvonne Manganaro, Vice President, Marketing

John Bagan, President & CEO

Hee-Sook Nelson, Vice President, Team Development and Public Affairs