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Associate Testimonials


Ann Pharmacy Technician

The career I have built at Publix for the past 20 years has been amazing. A young, single mother of two small children, I found myself looking for a job with a reputable company. Publix makes its associates a priority, which allowed me to work my scheduled around my children's schooling and activities. As a cashier I was able to work in a pleasant environment where I could serve our customers.

Eventually I moved to an office position, first at the Customer Service counter and later in the back office. Being in a position to help both our customers and other associates was an extremely positive experience for me.

With the support of management, I transferred into the pharmacy and became a certified pharmacy technician. Now I am a meaningful part of our customers' everyday lives. Getting to know them on such a personal level makes my job that much more satisfying.

I have made some truly wonderful friends and acquaintances in my time at Publix. Some have become like family to me. They have supported me in times of personal grief and have congratulated me in times of triumph. In short, working for Publix has been an extremely wonderful experience.


Kathy Manager Pharmacy Operations

What began for me as a part-time job in high school years ago has grown into a rewarding career of managing our pharmacy operations in the Miami division.

One thing I admire most about the company is how our founder, Mr. George, paved the way for so many others to share in the success of Publix. He knew that his success and the success of Publix Super Markets depended on our people. By establishing employee ownership, he ensured that Publix associates would take better care of the company. We own it!

I am proud to work for a company that gives back so much to the community. We have given away more than 50 million prescriptions to patients who otherwise may have gone without their medication. Free annual health screenings for associates and reduced family pricing encourages our Publix family to take a proactive role in their health. Mr. George believed in taking care of his associates and created a sense of community at work and beyond.

If I were to go back in time, I wouldn't change a thing. Publix has invested in me and so many others to build strong leaders and smart operators.

I love working with people who share the same goals so that we can continue to grow our business while maintaining the core values that led to our success. When people ask me where I work, it is with great pride that I reply, "Publix!"


Terry Pharmacy Manager

At the age of five, going door to door selling Rose Bud and Cloverine Salve to neighbors and friends, little did I know that the groundwork was being laid for my career as a pharmacist. Listening to their concerns about aches and pains, giving a smile or hug and saying, "Let me know if you need anything more," taught me patience and understanding of others.

Fulfilling my parents' dream of one of five sons to obtain a college degree, I achieved that goal in 19679 from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. Years of working in my own pharmacy then taught me customer service and the satisfaction of going that extra mile—whether it be lending a listening ear, sharing a simple smile, going in a few minutes early or staying late, delivering prescriptions to invalid patients who cannot drive, and yes, even returning to the pharmacy after closing to give that much-needed prescription.

Publix has allowed me to continue those early-learned values of concern and caring for people. In working for Publix, I Have found that doing whatever it takes to help someone, be it customer o employee is the PUBLIX WAY. Thank you to may parents and Publix for allowing me to serve others.