John Shanahan


John’s role at ARA is to ensure our process and systems are implemented to sustain and maximise growth. He’s responsible for ensuring the execution of our company vision.

Since joining ARA in 2007 John has held the positions of COO and CFO. Prior to joining ARA, he spent 10 years with Giant/Stop & Stop, rising through the ranks to become Director of Grocery Merchandising. In his current role, he oversees all aspects of financial planning, audit, payroll and human resources at our company. John is also responsible for business development.

John holds a BA in Business from Mercyhurst College and completed his graduate studies with a Masters in Business & Food Marketing at St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.