Mike’s career includes both distribution and retail experience since joining SUPERVALU in 1979. During his 26-year career, he has served the company in key assignments. Prior to being named executive vice president, and president of distribution food companies in 2001, Mike served as senior vice president of operations for corporate retail from 1999 to 2001.
Within the industry, Mike serves on the Food Marketing Institute's (FMI) wholesale advisory board, National Grocers Association (NGA) executive committee - board of directors, and the International Grocers Association (IGA) USA board of directors. In the community, Mike also is active in a variety of community roles, including the YMCA Metropolitan Minneapolis board of directors.
Jackson holds a degree in management and accounting from the University of Wisconsin. He has also completed the Wharton School's executive management program at the University of Pennsylvania.