Glen enjoyed a thirteen-year career with Whole Foods Market. In 2005 he began leading the construction efforts to open Whole Foods Market European Flagship Store in the heart of Kensington High Street in London, England which opened in 2007. The Whole Foods Market Flagship Store encompassed three floors comprising of 80,000sf of sales area with the upper floor dedicated to restaurant concepts and a mezzanine that became home to the Whole Foods Market UK Store Development Team. While leading the construction of the Kensington project, Glen was Director of Construction for the North Atlantic Regional Store Development Team. In 2008 Glen moved to San Francisco for two years taking the helm as Vice President of Store Development for Northern California & Reno where he was tasked with leading efforts to complete fourteen new Whole Foods Market store openings and developing the Store Development Team. That Store Development Team won the Whole Foods Market Regional “All Star” award for the most improved store development team in the company shortly thereafter. Glen moved on to Global Construction Leader of Whole Foods Market and was based in Austin, Texas for six years.
Glen also spearheaded the construction support & lease negotiation efforts for the Whole Foods Market 365 store development program, developing cost to build formula, updating construction exhibits, and providing management and leadership for the build out of twenty-five restaurants associated with the new Whole Foods Market 365 store openings.
Early in Glen’s career, Glen then moved to Seattle, Washington and managed the construction of financial institutions for a Memphis based General Contractor. He began his career in grocery store development working for Langford & Low, a Portland, Maine based general contractor where he was a Project Manager. Shortly thereafter, Glen was hired by Shaw’s Supermarkets (now part of Albertsons), New England’s second largest supermarket chain, as a Project Manager leading new ground up store developments.
Most recently, and prior to joining Charter, Glen was brought in by Yardbird Southern Table and Bar to complete a national rollout of this polished casual dining concept in major gateway cities across the United States.
Glen grew up in Gravesend, Kent, England and joined the military after graduating from High School.