Our Leadership Team
The Cal Mart leadership team leads by the motto: “ Leadership is not about being in charge. Leadership is taking care of those in your charge.” – Simon Sinek.
Here at Cal Mart, our leaders strive for success by supporting, collaborating, and working with their staff. All the leaders are passionate about their jobs, the staff, the store, and making a dynamic culture where all staff feel motivated and know that their work matters. This leadership style allows for our staff to thrive and give the best experience for the customers which is the main priority at Cal Mart.
Bill Shaw – Owner/President
Bill joined Cal Mart in 1968 working as a bottle sorter. By 1978 he accelerated to become a joint partner of Cal Mart with Ron McBride for many years. By the late ’90s Bill Shaw was the sole owner of Cal Mart and has never looked back.
Bill is a 3rd generation Calistogan and loves that he gets to serve his community by providing all the freshest groceries. He successfully runs Cal Mart with the help of his amazing leadership team.
Sean O’Brien – Store Manager
Sean joined the Cal Mart team in 2000 as a bagger. Sean grew up in Calistoga and graduated from Calistoga Jr/Sr High School. After high school, Sean went on to get his B.A. in Communication Studies from Sonoma State while still continuing to work at Cal Mart doing jobs such as stocking, buying and receiving.
In late 2019, Sean was promoted to the management team as the co-store manager. Sean works with the various members of the team to sure the store always looks and feels like the heart of Calistoga.
Natalie Morrison – Store Manager
Natalie joined the Cal Mart in 2018 as the Specialty Buyer. Natalie is a Napa Valley local having graduated from Vintage High School in Napa. After high school, she has worked for various grocery stores such as Nugget and Vallergas Market as a lead specialty buyer and managerial roles, coming to Cal Mart with over 27 years of grocery experience.
By late 2019, Natalie was promoted to the management team as the co-store manager, although she still orders a majority of our specialty foods. Natalie is key in continuing to ensure that we are providing the best products and customer service to our local community.
Chris Ritz – Grocery Manager
Chris originally worked for Cal Mart in 1990 until 2000, when he chose to make a move to Trader Joes to be closer to his home. After working for Trader Joe’s and doing wine delivery, Chris made a return to Cal Mart in 2016 working Night Crew.
In 2019, the night crew shifted days and you can now see Chris around the store designing displays, ordering, and stocking the shelves with the best products for our local community.
We welcomed Chris to the leadership team as the Grocery Manager in May of 2021.
Rose Sigler – Assistant Grocery Manager
Rose joined the Cal Mart team in 2021 as the Assistant Grocery Manager. She has worked in most areas of grocery ranging from stocking team supervisor to assistant deli supervisor.
Rose came to Cal Mart with over 15 years of grocery experience and 9 years as a manager. Rose is very familiar with the small-town feel, living in Middletown for 25 years, and has worked for other independent grocery stores similar to Cal Mart.
Rose brings strong customer service with dedication to bringing the best products to our local community.
Vicki Ranieri – Head Meat Cutter
Vicki joined Cal Mart in 2017 as a Journeyman Meat Cutter. Vicki grew up here in Calistoga and graduated from Calistoga Jr/Sr High School. Prior to coming back to Calistoga to join the Cal Mart team, Vicki worked at Safeway for over 15 years and has almost 18 years’ experience as Meat Cutter.
In late 2020, Vicki was promoted to be Head Meat Cutter and lead the meat department. She continues to lead the Cal Mart Meat Cutter team to ensure you have the freshest and best cuts of all your favorite meat selections.
Denise Schulte – Lead Night Floor Supervisor
Denise joined the Cal Mart team in 2013 as a cashier. She came to us with years of customer service and cashier experience ranging from grocery to large catering events. She quickly rose through the ranks doing stocking and more.
Denise was promoted to the leadership team the beginning of March 2021 to take charge of the closing team as the Lead Night Floor Supervisor. Denise strives to ensure that our local community has the best experience in our store.
Tracy Magee – Produce Manager
Tracy joined Cal Mart in 1992 as a produce clerk. Tracy is a Napa Valley local growing up in St Helena and graduated from St. Helena High School.
In 2018, Tracy was promoted to Produce Manager and has worked with his produce team to continue to grow the selection of fresh organic and non-organic produce products to allow for a large selection for our local community.
Karen Maxfield – Lead Specialty Buyer
Karen joined Cal Mart in 2014. Karen has lived locally in Calistoga for over 27 years and loves her community. She graduated with a B.A. in Communications focusing in Public Relations from Chico State. Prior to Cal Mart, Karen started her career working for sales to grocery stores with Campbell Soup, then to sales and office in various service industries.
She now leads the way for our wellness and specialty section, gift baskets, and more. Karen is dedicated to her local community and works to help all her customers with her A+ customer services.
Ramon Montano – Kitchen Lead
Ramon joined Cal Mart in 2021 as the Kitchen Lead. He came to Cal Mart with over 15 years of Prepared Foods Department experience and years of leadership in local independent grocery stores similar to Cal Mart.
His vast knowledge of delicatessen items, food, and the local community’s wants and needs, allows him to bring quality food and products to Cal Mart.
Explore Our Store
Meat & Seafood
Our service counter allows us to provide hand-cut meats, house-made all-natural Pork or Chicken sausages, Bacon, and a fine selection of fresh seafood from around the world.