Jim has an impressive 38 years of retail management experience. After graduating from Old Dominion University with a B.S. Business Administration, Jim started his career as Store Director with Farm Fresh, became General Manager at Hannaford, worked for Kroger for several years then joined Ukrop’s Super Markets family in 2003. During his seven years with Ukrop’s he served as a Zone Manager and Manager of Retail Support. Since Ukrop’s, he has been Center Store Sales Manager, District Director of Giant Foods (Ahold USA), then most recently Store Manager for one of Kroger’s highest volume stores in Richmond.
As Market Manager, Jim is our hands-on brand ambassador managing all aspects of our direct sales of our products to consumers.
Favorite Quote: “Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.” Babe Ruth
Favorite Pastime/Sport: College Athletics: JMU, UVA and other ACC teams
Why Ukrop’s? “Being on the Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods team enables me to feel like I’m more a part of the success that hard work brings. I appreciate the values and work/life balance and am proud to be a part of the organization today!”