The board of directors of the Tennessee Grocers Education Foundation (TGEF), which is under the Tennessee Grocers & Convenience Store Association (TGCSA) umbrella, has elected the recipients of the 2020 Retailer of the Year and Supplier of the Year honors.
2020 Retailer of the Year: John Jones
John Jones is EVP and director of store operations at K-VA-T Food City. A native of Elizabethton, Tennessee, he is in his 40th year with Food City. Jones is a former chairman of the TGCSA board of directors.
2020 Supplier of the Year: Terry Roberts
Associated Wholesale Grocers VP and manager of the company’s Goodlettsville, Tennessee, division, Terry Roberts has worked for the company since 1986. A 43-year veteran of the grocery industry, he and his family live in Cross Plains, Tennessee.
Jones and Roberts will be recognized at the 2020 TGCSA Convention & Expo, which is scheduled May 20-21 at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee.