NEWS RELEASE (February 16, 2022) – Fareway CEO Reynolds W. Cramer recently announced corporate promotions, including the following officer promotion:
- Jeffrey (Jeff) L. Stearns: Senior Vice President of Marketing and Advertising
“Jeff Stearns is a tenured member of our team, and he has been integral in supporting and executing Fareway’s marketing and advertising strategy,” said Fareway CEO Reynolds W. Cramer. “We are excited to continue to foster, develop, and grow talent at Fareway, and I’m grateful to have Jeff Stearns on this team, helping lead Fareway into the future.”
Jeff Stearns assumes his new title effective immediately.
Jeff Stearns is a 1990 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa and holds a degree in marketing. While Jeff worked for Fareway prior to college, upon graduation, he started at the Spirit Lake store and moved to a couple different locations, before managing the Centerville store. In 2000, he became a district supervisor and moved to the role of regional vice president a few years later. Jeff was named vice president of marketing and advertising in 2010, before being named to his current role. Jeff served on the Iowa Grocery Industry Association board of directors, executive committee, and as a past chairman. Jeff is married to his wife, Connie, and they have three daughters: Gabrielle, Katelyn (Matt Funke) and Olivia. He recently became a first-time grandparent to grandson Easton Jeffrey.