Bobby McDowell is the Vice President of Save Mart Store Operations for The Save Mart Companies. In this role he is responsible for store operations and retail execution for the company’s Save Mart stores. Bobby’s collaborative leadership and commitment to action has led him to roles of increasing responsibility throughout his career, at both The Save Mart Companies and Albertsons.
Bobby began working in the grocery industry in 1983 as a courtesy clerk at Skaggs Alpha Beta. In 1998, he became a store manager at Super Save, an Albertsons-owned store. Bobby quickly moved up, taking on positions of increasing responsibility at Albertsons. In 2010, Bobby became the Senior Director of Operations for The Save Mart Companies, where he was eventually promoted to Senior Director of Merchandising Operations Execution. Today Bobby leads the Save Mart team and its 83 stores throughout California’s Central Valley and Northern Nevada, as Vice President of Save Mart Store Operations.
Bobby is happily married and has two grown daughters. In his spare time, Bobby enjoys challenging himself through Spartan obstacle courses and spending time with his family. He also facilitates the Fit Kids Program at his church, where he educates children on how to take care of themselves physically and spiritually.