Deborah Butler

Deborah Butler

First Position: Deli Clerk, Sobeys #664, Simcoe, ON
Current Position: Bakery Manager (retired), Sobeys #664, Simcoe, ON
Family: Cliff; two sons and eight grandchildren

What do you remember most about your first day on the job?

Cooking chicken until I looked like a chicken.

What is the best part of working at Sobeys?

I have made lifelong friends and watched what my staff over the years have become.

What is your proudest moment as a Sobeys employee?

My proudest moments are having been being offered the manager's position after a year and a half in the bakery. Also receiving a Sobeys Touch Award in 1995 and several Value Champions thereafter.

What advice would you give to a new Sobeys employee?

I would ask them to stay true to themselves, be hard workers and dedicated.

Who do you most admire?

I most admire my mother. She raised eight children and worked hard all of her life.

My Sobeys is...

...a great family filled with opportunity, growth, friendship and dedication to its employees.