Our Team

Leadership Team

Tom Cingari Sr

Tom Cingari

Tom Cingari is Partner, President, and CEO of Cingari Family ShopRite. In his role, Tom is responsible for pursuing the mission, vision, and strategy, as well as maintaining the financial success of Cingari Family ShopRite.

For over 40 years, he has worked alongside his family to grow the business to 12 locations and over 3,000 employees, while maintaining the highest levels of customer satisfaction. Under his father’s tutelage, Tom learned how to lead a dynamic organization first-hand. He worked in various roles throughout the company before heading up the meat department for 25 years. Tom became President and CEO in 2018.

Tom has been a member of ShopRite’s Board of Directors since 2017 and has previously served on the Diocese of Bridgeport Catholic Board of Education advisory board. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Boston College.

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Joe Cingari

Joe Cingari is Partner, Treasurer, and Secretary of Cingari Family ShopRite. Joe leads the deli, food service, and seafood teams while overseeing construction and remodeling projects across his 12 family-owned and operated supermarkets. 

Following a decade in the restaurant industry, Joe brought his love of food and customer service to the family business. For the last 40 years, he has modernized and expanded his departments as customer needs have evolved.

Joe is an active member of the Greenwich, Stamford, and Fairfield Chambers of Commerce. Additionally, he is a member and served as Past President of the State Street Debating Society. He holds a bachelor’s degree in hospitality from SUNY, Delhi.

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Dominick Cingari

Dominick Cingari is Vice President, Pharmacy, Non-Foods, and Health & Beauty of Cingari Family ShopRite. He also oversees sustainability initiatives across all Cingari Family ShopRite locations.

Dominick’s passion for going green extends beyond his family stores. He was instrumental in working with supermarket retailers, grassroots organizations, and legislators in passing bills that phased out plastic bags, and modernized bottle and recycling capabilities across Connecticut. 

Dominick serves on the Boards of Directors for Kids Helping Kids, and the Connecticut Food Association. He holds a bachelor’s degree in food marketing from Saint Joseph’s University

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Tom Cingari Jr

Tom Cingari Jr.

Tom Cingari Jr. is Vice President, Produce, Floral, and E-Commerce across all Cingari Family ShopRite locations. For the last 15 years, Tom has always focused on innovation. From making sure his departments feature the latest and freshest products, to bringing the stores into the digital age in his e-commerce role, Tom is always pushing for what’s next.

That latest drive led him to oversee the development and execution of the new “Grade Above” brand, available at Cingari Family ShopRite.

Tom currently sits on the Board of Directors and serves as Vice President of Fundraising for the Kabuki Syndrome Foundation. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Bryant University.

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John Cingari

John Cingari is Own Brand Specialist, at Cingari Family ShopRite. In addition to working with the meat departments, John also oversees the development and execution of the new “Grade Above” private label brand.

John started his career working in sales and marketing in the consumer packaged goods industry. He has worked at Cingari Family ShopRite across several roles, and in 2019, he officially joined the leadership team.

John holds a bachelor’s degree in Food Marketing and is pursuing an MBA from Saint Joseph’s University.

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David Cingari

David Cingari is Executive Chef of Cingari Family ShopRite. In his role, he creates new recipes and menu items sold exclusively at his 12 family-owned and operated supermarkets. After graduating from the Culinary Institute of America, David began his career as a chef in New York City.

In 1988, he returned to Connecticut to open a restaurant and premiere catering company, David’s Soundview Catering.

David serves on the Foundation Board at Stamford Hospital and the Executive Committee and Board at the Stamford Chamber of Commerce.

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Joseph Diaspro

Joe Diaspro

Chief Financial Officer

Jacquelin Alarcon

Jaqueline Alarcon

Director, Human Resources

Darren Powers

Darren Powers

Director, Operations

Joe Bruno

Joe Bruno

Food Service Supervisor

Paul Esposito

Paul Esposito

Deli, Seafood & Food Service Supervisor

John Kapoor

John Kapoor

Bakery Supervisor

Michael Panet

Mike Panet

Meat Supervisor

Mike Rader

Mike Rader

Grocery, Frozen & Dairy Supervisor

Sharilyn Johnson

Sharilyn Johnson

Computer Services Supervisor