Butler and Bailey Staff







Ray Aliff- Store Manager

Ray has been in the grocery business for over 40 years. He started at a major grocery retailer in Virginia. He worked his way up and became a store manager for 20 years. He has also been a retail counselor at a large retail wholesaler. He has been a store manager at Butler and Bailey for 8 years. He has been happily married for 38 years and has two lovely daughters.



Keith McConnell





Keith McConnell –Store Manager

Keith has been at Butler and Bailey Market since 1997. He started as a bagger/stocker and worked his way through every department in the store. Keith worked full time while going to college and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee. He has been a store manager for 3 years.





Ashley Gaylor-Head Butcher/Meat Department Manager

Ashley has a long history in the grocery business. He has been in the business for over 25 years and is the grandson of one of Knoxville’s most famous grocers, Cas Walker. While growing up, Ashley would help out at his grandfather’s stores. He has worked for other major retailers and helped his father at produce stores. Ashley has worked every department in a grocery store, but now specializes in the Meat/Seafood department. He has consulted with local farmers to provide fresh local beef and pork to retail stores in the Knoxville area. Ashley helps instruct in our cooking/grilling classes. He has four beautiful children and has been with his wife Amanda for 10 years. Ashley has been with Butler and Bailey since 1998.