- Joined Fareway in 1985.
- Serves on Fareway's Board of Directors and the Iowa Business Council.
- Believes people should find connection and purpose.
- Serves on various state and federal boards and committees.
Served on the Iowa Grocery Industry Association board from 2009-2019 and was the Chairman from 2016-2017.
Joined Fareway in 1992.
- Graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 1990 with a degree in marketing.
- Served as an Iowa Grocery Industry Association Chairman and an Executive Committee Member.
- Oversees trucking across Fareway's seven-state region.
- More than 26 years of logistical experience.
- Grocery industry career employee.
- Enjoys golf and spending time with friends and family.
- Chair of the retirement plan and vice-chair of the group benefit committees.
- Speaker at the national SHRM convention regarding student loan benefits.
- Board Member for the Iowa Grocery Industry Association.
- Previously worked with Associated Wholesale Grocers.
- Joined Fareway in 1989.
- Jeff and his wife, Kristin, are proud parents of two daughters, Kylie and Kaitlyn.
- Worked in the downtown Ames, Iowa, Fareway market while in college.
- Enjoys running and crossfit.
- Worked for Fortune and Global 500 companies prior to joining Fareway.
- Currently serves on the board for Mainstream Living, a non-profit organization providing services for individuals with intellectual disabilities and mental illness.
- More than 28 years in the food and grocery industry.
- Enjoys seeking out new items to sell at Fareway.
- Serves on the Advisory Committee for the Iowa Clearinghouse for Work-based Learning and the Economic Potential for Iowa Companies (EPIC) Advisory Council.
- Favorite quote: “It’s important to find your passion!….if you’re lucky enough to be able to do what you love, that’s the cornerstone of abundance in your life…”
Serves on the Iowa Occupational Safety and Health Advisory Council.
More than 30 years of experience working in Risk Management and Food Production.
- Owns and operates a pair of independent pharmacies in Boone, Iowa.
- Three-time Pinnacle Award Winner.
- Holds an MBA, PHR, and a SHRM-CP.
- Has more than 15 years of experience in Human Resources.
- Huge Cyclone fan and tries to attend every football and basketball game.
- Worked for Fareway as an engineering consultant or directly as an employee for more than 30 years.
- Assisted in launching Fareway's e-Commerce program.
- Worked at more than five Fareway locations.
- Worked at the first Fareway store with computers in Washington, Iowa.
- Enjoys boating with his family at Lake of the Ozarks.
- Began his career as a carryout in Webster City in 1991.
- Holds a degree in food marketing management.
- Enjoys helping people through Variety and the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Loves taking an annual fishing trip to Canada with his boys.
B.J. Van Der Linden
- Joined Fareway in 1993.
- Hold a bachelor's degree in Marketing from the University of Northern Iowa.