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We Are Market Basket by Grant Welker, Daniel Korschun

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6

“You Do Whatever It Takes to Get the Job Done”

If you visit store #3 in Wilmington, Massachusetts, on a weekend, there is a good chance you’ll bump into Shawn Moran. Moran is a part-time associate in the meat department who has been with Market Basket for more than six years. He started there as a high school student but continued to work there when he transitioned to college. He is working toward a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice; at the time of writing, he’s one term away from an associate’s degree.

Moran says he works hard and that while some days are difficult, he enjoys the work. He’s outgoing and confident, so it’s easy to believe him when he says that there are very few people at Market Basket he doesn’t get along with. He also ...

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