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Reynolds Cramer

Chief Executive Officer
  • Joined Fareway in 1985.
  • Serves on Fareway's Board of Directors and the Iowa Business Council. 

Garrett Piklapp

President
  • Believes people should find connection and purpose.
  • Serves on various state and federal boards and committees.  

Mike McCormick

Chief Retail Officer
  • Joined Fareway in 1991.
  • Board member for the Better Business Bureau of Iowa.

Jake Moran

Chief Financial Officer
  • Joined Fareway in 2021.
  • Previously CFO of Gilcrest Jewett Lumber Company. 

Mike Mazour

Executive Vice President of Human Resources, Non-Retail Operations
  • Joined Fareway in 1997.
  • Enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and golfing.

Jeff Borrill

Senior Vice President of Retail Operations
  • Worked in more than six Fareway store locations.
  • Joined Fareway in 1980.

Aaron Irlbeck

Senior Vice President of Digital Commerce
  • Served on the Iowa Grocery Industry Association board from 2009-2019 and was the Chairman from 2016-2017.

  • Joined Fareway in 1992.

Bret Wiltse

Senior Vice President of Direct Store Delivery
  • Serves on Fareway's Board of Directors.
  • Married to his childhood sweetheart. 

Nathan Kerns

Senior Vice President of Information Technology
  • Serves on several volunteer boards.
  • Founder of a business with his wife. 

Jeff Stearns

Senior Vice President of Marketing and Advertising
  • 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. 

Wesley Bass

Vice President of Warehouse and Trucking
  • Oversees trucking across Fareway's seven-state region.
  • More than 26 years of logistical experience.

Chris Boothe

Vice President of Produce Purchasing
  • Grocery industry career employee.
  • Enjoys golf and spending time with friends and family.

Chad Carter

Vice President of Benefits
  • Chair of the retirement plan and vice-chair of the group benefit committees.
  • Speaker at the national SHRM convention regarding student loan benefits.

Andrea Chase

Vice President of Category Management
  • Board Member for the Iowa Grocery Industry Association.
  • Previously worked with Associated Wholesale Grocers.

Jeff Cook

Vice President of Retail Market Operations
  • Joined Fareway in 1989.
  • Jeff and his wife, Kristin, are proud parents of two daughters, Kylie and Kaitlyn.

Jeff Dighton

Vice President of Finance and Treasurer
  • Worked in the downtown Ames, Iowa, Fareway market while in college.   
  • Enjoys running and crossfit.

Pat Goldsmith

Vice President of Facilities and Projects
  • 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.

Clint Jenkins

Vice President of Wholesale Purchasing
  • More than 28 years in the food and grocery industry.
  • Enjoys seeking out new items to sell at Fareway.

Roxanne Kanne-Roush

Vice President of Training and Development
  • 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…”

Steve Kieffer

Vice President of Risk Management and Loss
  • Serves on the Iowa Occupational Safety and Health Advisory Council.

  • More than 30 years of experience working in Risk Management and Food Production.

Scot Kinne

Vice President of Banking, Payments, and Investments
  • Owns and operates a pair of independent pharmacies in Boone, Iowa.
  • Three-time Pinnacle Award Winner.

Theresa McLaughlin

Vice President of Human Resources
  • Holds an MBA, PHR, and a SHRM-CP.
  • Has more than 15 years of experience in Human Resources.

Matt Sherwood

Vice President of Engineering
  • 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.

Jim Giardino

Vice President of the South Region
  • Worked at the first Fareway store with computers in Washington, Iowa.
  • Enjoys boating with his family at Lake of the Ozarks.

Tom Laven

Vice President of the West Region
  • Enjoys helping people through Variety and the Muscular Dystrophy Association. 
  • Loves taking an annual fishing trip to Canada with his boys.

John Cramer

Vice President of the North Region
  • Assisted in launching Fareway's e-Commerce program.
  • Worked at more than five Fareway locations. 

B.J. Van Der Linden

Vice President of the Central Region
  • Joined Fareway in 1993.
  • Hold a bachelor's degree in Marketing from the University of Northern Iowa.

Gary Worrall

Vice President of the East Region
  • Started at the Winterset Fareway store in 1975.
  • Oversees retail locations and the development of employees. 
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