Company Profile

About Gelson's Fresh Market


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

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, the 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

Ryan Adams, President and CEO

John Barker, Chief Operations Officer

Rick Williams, Chief Merchandising and Marketing Officer

Clare Bogle, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer

Tom Frattali, Senior Vice President of Group Synergies

Rich Gillmore, Vice President of Center Store

Sean Sáenz, Vice President, Fresh Foods