Sonya Gafsi Oblisk

Chief Marketing Officer

Whole Foods Market

Sonya Gafsi Oblisk is a seasoned business leader with nearly 20 years of experience in retail & consumer goods marketing and brand management. As Chief Marketing Officer, Oblisk leads marketing, consumer insights, and corporate communications for the company as well as oversees the Prime Member programs at Whole Foods Market.  Oblisk is passionate about putting the company’s customers in the center of all decision making, and advancing Whole Foods Market’s mission as a company through its product quality standards.  Prior to joining Whole Foods Market, she held an eight-year tenure at Wal-Mart where she most recently served as Vice President of Marketing for Sam’s Club.

Oblisk earned a Master of Business Administration degree from The Anderson School at UCLA and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Emory University in Atlanta. She is a yoga enthusiast and an avid scuba diver. Oblisk and her husband, Dave, enjoying traveling, cooking and walking the trails in Austin.