Mike Wheeless joined the Piggly Wiggly family in July, 2010. He partnered with Mr. Clem Burns until Mr. Burns retired at the end of 2012. Mike brings 32 years of grocery experience to the team. He began his grocery career in 1979 and worked his way up to vice president of Bryce-Emory Corporation which consists of four grocery stores. He was manager of the Freshway store in Zebulon, Georgia for 27 years.
Mike moved to Dublin along with his wife, Elisa, and their two sons. Elisa, a former school teacher, is now working alongside Mike at Piggly Wiggly. Both of their sons are also working at the store when not away at college. Mike, Elisa, and their boys are continuing the tradition of a family owned and operated business!