John Gerber was named Vice President of Distribution in August 2008. In his role, he leads the company’s supply chain network and its 16 distribution centers strategically located across the country.
John joined Save-A-Lot in 2002 and has had several roles in the company’s distribution network. His responsibilities have included transportation, technology, credit management, compliance and developing strategic plans for reducing expense and improving service in Save-A-Lot’s supply chain.
Prior to Save-A-Lot, John worked with parent company SUPERVALU and held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility including General Manager at the Fort Wayne Distribution Center. He started his career in the grocery industry with Twin Ports Grocery Company in Superior, Wisconsin.
John holds a bachelor’s of science degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin in Superior, Wisconsin. He is active in the community and has served on the board of directors at the St. Louis Food Bank and Junior Achievement organization. He enjoys hunting, fishing and traveling. John, his wife Amy and their two children reside in St. Louis.