Welcome to The Florida GMR!Commitment to Excellence | Passion for Our Business | Leadership from the Front and From the Side |
The Florida GMR has been an integral part of the Florida CPG community for 65 years and counting. Our mission is simple: to foster the interaction and development of grocery industry professionals. We accomplish this by providing a multitude of vital benefits to our 800+ members: working with our retail partners to stage valuable, informative forums; raising money for scholarships aimed at students interested in a CPG career; and working together to grow our industry and ourselves. The Florida GMR continually works to add more value for our members and is proud to be as relevant today as ever.
Featured Scholarship Recipients
AMY TUNNO - Junior
Major: Finance | Minor: Psychology | Clubs: UNF Pride
Career Goals: After I complete my undergraduate degree in Finance, I aspire to get a job in a related field while working on my masters, and eventually obtaining a Ph.D in Finance.
JOSEPH MARQUIS - Junior
Major: Finance | Home: Indialantic, FL | Accolades: USF Honors College and Eagle Scout, USF Director’s Award, Mahagan Family Education Fund, JLM Industries Scholarship, and Claudia McCorkle Scholarship | Interest: Real Estate investments, International Business, travel, and sports
OUMIE S. JALLOW - SeniorMajor: Accounting | Minor: Management Information Systems
Employment : Accounting Assistant (USF, Controllers Office)
Home: The Gambia, West Africa
Accolades: USF Honors College
Interest: Soccer, Community service and audit intern
Become a Board Member
With spots on the board opening annually, The Florida GMR is always looking for talented new people to join the team. If you would be interested in being a part, click below to learn more about what it takes to be a GMR board member.
2015 GMR/Publix Forum
Join us on May 5th at the Lakeland Center in Lakeland, FL as we go Back To The Future with Publix!
The Florida GMR offers both individual and corporate annual memberships. Join now to be a part of this thriving organization.
All scholarships are awarded to Junior and/or Senior Business student’s, with a 3.0 or higher GPA, in the Honors College (where available), with outstanding community service, awards, with a preference given to students interested in the CPG Industry.