Michael Rissesco

Michael Rissesco

First Position: Front end, Sobeys #115, Dartmouth, NS
Current Position: IT Director of Merchandising and Master Data Apps, Sobeys Office, Stellarton, NS
Family: Teresa; child Aubrey, fur kids Rudy, Lily, Zbert and Fred

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

The best part of working at Sobeys was, and continues to be, the people.

What is the best part of working at Sobeys?

My parents who have always supported me. For years, my dad has told people in stores that I run Sobeys - ugh.

What is your proudest moment as a Sobeys employee?

My proudest moment was applying for, and receiving, a Director role in IT.

What is your favourite memory from the past 25 years?

My favourite memories are having worked in operations, merchandising and now IT.

What advice would you give to a new Sobeys employee?

My advice to a new employee would be to always and learn so you can do your best.

My Sobeys is...

...a family nurturing families. It is our purpose and a true statement.