PARSIPPANY, NJ - Sunrise ShopRite, the family-owned company that operates the ShopRite of Parsippany and ShopRite of West Caldwell, today announced that Dara Sblendorio, a fourth-generation grocer and executive vice president of Sunrise ShopRite, will take over as president of the business from her father, Ned Gladstein.

Sblendorio has worked alongside her father for more than a decade, spending time in the Human Resources, Produce and Perishables departments of the company. She also worked in conjunction with the company vice president of operations to oversee store operations, budgeting and merchandising, and more recently she’s tackled marketing and advertising for the company.

At Wakefern Food Corp., where Sunrise ShopRite is a member, Sblendorio also serves as chair of the Produce and Floral Division and vice chair of the Human Resources Division.

Ned Gladstein will remain as chief financial officer and adviser to Dara Sblendorio, who will oversee day-to-day operations and focus on creating top-notch shopping experiences at the family’s two ShopRite stores.