MacGregor Read began his career in the food industry with Lucky Stores in 1986. After receiving a B.S. in English from the University of the Pacific, he joined Del Monte Foods in the capacity of Product Manager for one of the company’s strategic business units. In 1996, he joined Grocery Outlet where he advanced through several positions over a decade including: Procurement, Retail Merchandising and Real Estate & Construction. MacGregor Read was promoted to Co-CEO in 2006.
After receiving a B.A. in Economics and Spanish from Hampden-Sydney College in 1993, Eric Lindberg began his career in the international search and recruiting business. He spent 3 years between Atlanta-based MSI, Intl. and their London office, SCI, running their IT Search and Placement Division. In 1996, he joined Grocery Outlet, where he advanced through several positions over a decade including Operations, Retail Marketing, and Procurement. Eric Lindberg was promoted to Co-CEO in 2006.