Founder, Gabby Rosi Collective; formerly Senior Director, Design and Development, Whole Foods
Gabby Rosi, Chief Retail Maven + Advisor of The Gabby Collective, is an award-winning, proven Design Executive. She has more than 20 years of experience in the retail and foodservice industry, almost all of that with Whole Foods Market, where she designed and opened more than 70 stores in the western U.S. and Canada. Today, she brings her multidisciplinary mojo to work as a leader and project consultant, helping brands on a mission create physical environments that shine. Gabby is a brand strategist who can help you find your unique place in the market and bring that to life in the real world—and have a whole lot of fun all along the way. There is nothing that makes her happier than working with smart, passionate people to create and build retail and hospitality environments people love to spend time in. You can often find her as a speaker, or on a panel, at retail conferences discussing all things retail. She was awarded Top Women in Retail Design 2018 by VMSD Magazine for her accomplishments, mentorship roles, and body of work.
She lives in Oakland, CA. When not working, she explores the beauty that is the Bay Area, checking out the latest food trucks (read: eating), visiting local independent retailers (read: shopping), and volunteering to make our city a better place.