Mike Fogarty is the Founder and CEO of Choice Market located in downtown Denver. Choice, which opened in October 2017, is an omnichannel convenience store which combines the operating hours, transaction times, and store size of the traditional c-store with the product selection of a natural grocery and fast casual restaurant.
Prior to Choice, Mike served as Senior Category Manager at Danone, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of natural and organic products, where he oversaw a $200M portfolio of plastic packaging contracts. He and his team were responsible for the sourcing, contracting, cost reduction and supplier performance activities for all plastic packaging in North America. Prior to Danone, Mike worked within the supply chain function at several other Fortune 500 companies including Johns Manville, Newmont Mining and Charter Communications.
Mike received his undergraduate degree from Penn State University in Supply Chain and Information Systems, and went on to obtain his MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management.