SN Extra: Former Publix Chief Chips Away

SN Extra: Former Publix Chief Chips Away

How Mark Hollis found an unexpected passion for sculpting

“What do I do with the rest of my life?”

It’s a question everyone approaching retirement asks themselves, and it’s one that Mark Hollis didn’t quite know the answer to. After serving as president of Publix Super Markets for 12 years, Hollis retired in 1996 and found the sudden change of pace unsettling.

“At first I thought I’d write some memoirs about my professional life,” he said. “But I got through about one half of one chapt

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