Topco Associates LLC, a provider of aggregation, innovation and knowledge management solutions for its food industry member-owners and customers, including grocery retailers, wholesalers, foodservice and pharmacy companies, revealed its 2020 board of directors during the company’s Feb. 19 annual meeting.
The company’s 2020 board members are as follows:
Chairman: Pete Van Helden, CEO, Stater Bros. Markets, San Bernardino, Calif., No. 23 on Progressive Grocer’s 2019 Super 50 list of the top grocers in the United States
Vice Chairman: Randy Edeker, chairman, CEO and president, Hy-Vee Inc., West Des Moines, Iowa, No. 6 on PG’s list
Neal Berube, president and CEO, Associated Food Stores Inc., Salt Lake City
Brad Brookshire, chairman and CEO, Brookshire Holdings Inc., Tyler, Texas
Chris Coborn, chairman, president and CEO, Coborn’s Inc., St. Cloud, Minn., No. 44 on PG’s list
Charlie D’Amour, president and CEO, Big Y Foods Inc., Springfield, Mass., No. 36 on PG’s list
Brian George, president and CEO, Alex Lee Inc., Hickory, N.C., No. 50 on PG’s list
Scott Grimmett, president and CEO, Golub Corp./Price Chopper Supermarkets, Schenectady, N.Y., No. 25 on PG’s list
Todd Schnuck, chairman and CEO, Schnuck Markets Inc., St. Louis, No. 31 on PG’s list
Randy Skoda, president and CEO, Topco
Steve Smith, president and CEO, K-VA-T Food Stores Inc., Abingdon, Va., No. 35 on PG’s list
Elk Grove Village, Ill.-based Topco leverages the collective volume, knowledge and commitment of its member companies to create a competitive advantage in the marketplace by reducing costs and offering winning business-building capabilities.