From his humble beginnings as a customer service associate 13 years ago, Landino has set standards in the grocery retail world that are widely emulated by others. He steadily worked his way up the ranks at Whole Foods Market to manage the retail design of multiple flagship stores. Highlights include the Lakeview, Chicago site; a remodel of the original flagship in Lincoln Park, Chicago; Detroit and Birmingham stores in Michigan; and stores in Toronto. Landino champions innovative designs that put the food front and center, creating a sense of discovery while maintaining key Whole Foods’ ideals like community connection and local relevance. His expertise ranges from fixture planning and equipment design to interior packages and signage. Through the years, he has received numerous regional and global Whole Foods Market All-Star Awards. Peers think of Landino as a jack-of-all-trades within his field, as well as a strong leader and creative strategist.