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WFIA Industry Awards

It’s that time of year to prepare for our upcoming Industry Awards! As a member of WFIA, we are looking to you for your nominations for Vendor of the Year, Retailer of the Year, and the Community Service Award.

Nominate your picks for WFIA's Industry Awards!

Vendor of the Year

Retailer of the Year

Community Service Award

Congratulations to the 2020-2021 Industry Award Recipients!

Retailer of the Year

John Akins, Sr.
Akins Fresh Market

Vendor of the Year

Jerry Reser
Reser's Fine Foods

Community Service Award

Kevin Stormans, Greg Stormans, & Charelle Foege
Stormans, Inc.

Past Industry Award Recipients

Retailer of the Year

  • 2018: Hal & Tracey Blanton, Blanton's IGA
  • 2017: Don Rhoads, Minit Mart
  • 2016: Roger Croshaw, Bert's Red Apple Markets
  • 2015: Nolan Lockwood, Walla Walla Harvest Foods
  • 2014: Paul Kapioski, West Seattle Thriftway
  • 2013: Bryan and Tammy Bailey, Bailey's IGA
  • 2012: Don Stolz, Stolz Northwest

Vendor of the Year

  • 2018: Tim Harper & Ben Piatt, Franz Bakery
  • 2017: Larry Baker, Bunzl Distributing
  • 2016: Roger Williams, Williams Inland Distributors
  • 2015: Ray Sprinkle, URM Stores
  • 2014: Shawn Campbell, Darigold
  • 2013: Ray Bowen, Charlie's Produce
  • 2012: Myron Lucas, Coca-Cola

Community Service Award

  • 2018: Jeff Philipps, Rosauers Supermarkets
  • 2017: Mark & Lori Loften, Ki-Be Market
  • 2016: Bruce Paul of Forks Outfitters
  • 2015: Hank Konrad of Hank's Harvest Foods
  • 2015: Tyler Myers of They Myers Group
  • 2015: Kevin and Sheila Ashe, Darrington IGA

Other Award Categories

Excellence in Operations

  • 2015: Kari Beedle, Julie Padilla, and Judee Young from Anderson's Grocery Store
  • 2014: Darris McDaniel of D&S Enterprises
  • 2014: Norm Mathews of Vashon Thriftway

NGA Spirit of America Award

  • 2015: J.T. Wilcox, Washington State Representative

Keystone Award

  • 2013: Jeff Philipps of Rosauers Supermarkets

We look forward to celebrating with you!

It’s that time of year to prepare for our upcoming Industry Awards! As a member of WFIA, we are looking to you for your nominations for Vendor of the Year, Retailer of the Year, and the Community Service Award.