West Sacramento, California-based The Raley’s Companies has hired Tiffanie Burkhalter as CFO, effective Feb. 16.
In this role, Burkhalter will oversee all enterprise financial functions, real estate and risk management.
“I am excited to join The Raley’s Companies and support their expanded portfolio of brands,” Burkhalter said. “I look forward to working alongside the impressive leadership team and bringing my experience and passion for leading high performing teams and driving transformational results.”
Burkhalter began her career with Ernst and Young in the assurance and advisory services practice. While there, she led a portfolio of public and private client engagements. Burkhalter joined VSP Vision in 2011 as a member of the finance team and held positions with leadership responsibility, including retail financial controller, VP of e-commerce, COO of VSP Ventures and eventually served as the president of VSP Ventures.
“We took great care and diligence to find an executive who aligns with our purpose, values and culture while also bringing outstanding and proven technical expertise and leadership. We have found this leader in Tiffanie,” said Keith Knopf, president and CEO of The Raley’s Companies.
Mike Teel, owner and chairman of the board, added, “We have confidence that Tiffanie will bolster an already strong leadership team and build on our already strong financial success.”
The Raley’s Companies is a private, family-owned and purpose-driven retail company with operations in more than 230 locations across four states and four Tribal Nations. The company has eight banners: Raley’s, Bel Air, Nob Hill Foods, Raley’s O-N-E Market, Bashas’, Food City, AJ’s Fine Foods and Bashas’ Diné Market. In addition, The Raley’s Companies bridges the divide between the physical and digital retail experiences through the operation of Apium Logistics, fieldera and fieldTRUE.
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