St. Cloud, Minnesota-based Coborn’s Inc. has hired several new leaders as it builds its growing corporate team. These new hires work across numerous corporate departments in support of store operations, according to the company.
Leadership team additions include:
• Scott Morris, SVP of center store
Morris has 27-plus years of grocery leadership experience, most recently working as corporate VP of independent business development at Supervalu. He replaces Andy Knoblauch, who is retiring later this spring.
• David Pack, director of IT
Pack has 18-plus years of technology leadership experience, most recently working as senior manager and director in IT at Best Buy.
• Cheryl Graham, director of private label and Topco relations
Graham has 10-plus years of merchandising and business solution leadership experience, most recently working as senior group manager at Target Corp.
• Denise Berg, controller
Berg has 15 years of experience in business management and project management in accounting, finance and tax, most recently working as manager of payroll accounting and banking at Target Corp.
• Scott Brooks, IT senior project manager
Brooks has 20-plus years of IT project management experience, most recently working as project manager at AudaExplore.
• Jennie Rundle, human resources business partner
Rundle has 11 years of HR experience, most recently working as director of human resources and payroll at St. Clare Living Community.
• Joelle Peterson, human resources business partner
Peterson has 20-plus years of HR experience, most recently working as human resources manager at VOA-Homestead.
Corborn’s Inc. has been acquiring and building several supermarkets and liquor stores in recent years; two more new stores are expected to open in North Dakota in May and June. The company, which operates 48 store across Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin under the Coborn’s, Cash Wise Foods and Save-A-Lot banners, says its retail employee count has grown by 1,500 in the last two years alone.
*Editor’s note: In other Coborn’s news, the company recently received an award from the Minnesota Grocers Association. See that story here.