New York City -- The Brookshire Grocery Co. announced that Trent Brookshire, SVP/DMM was elected to the company’s board. He is a fourth generation member of the company’s founding family.
His great-grandfather, Wood T. Brookshire, founded the company in 1928, which today operates 151 stores in three southern states. Brookshire grew up in the grocery business and after graduating from Southern Methodist University, he gained additional experience with a major supermarket chain based in Florida. Brookshire rejoined BGC as a member of the management training program and later served BGC stores as an assistant store manager, store director and district manager.
As a member of the board of directors, Brookshire will be involved in developing strategic plans for the overall direction of the company. In his current position as SVP/DMM he is responsible for all aspects of operations in four districts composed of stores in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas.