Aiken Named Brookshire’s Store Director of the Year

Joey Aiken and wife Kelli will soon become grandparents. Joey is the “go-to” guy at Brookshires Grocery for anything a customer may ask for. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

TYLER, Texas, Oct. 10, 2018 – Brookshire Grocery Co. (BGC) recognized Joey Aiken, Store Director at the Brookshire’s store located at 6410 Wesley St. in Greenville, as an honoree in the BGC Store Director of the Year program during a company banquet Monday. Aiken was one of two Store Directors selected from the company’s 108 Brookshire’s stores.

Aiken has served as Store Director at Brookshire’s in Greenville since 2001. With more than 30 years of experience with Brookshire Grocery Co., Aiken began his career as a courtesy clerk and worked his way up to assistant manager at several Brookshire’s stores in East Texas. Since his promotion in 1994, he has also served as Store Director at Brookshire’s stores in Tyler and Eastland, Texas.

BGC Store Director of the Year honorees were selected for their service, leadership skills, and community involvement. Aiken is known for his strong community support, volunteering for local organizations including Hunt County Shared Ministries (FISH) and Hunt County Ducks Unlimited. Aiken is also a member of the Greenville Golden Kiwanis.

“Our company is celebrating our 90th anniversary, and we are proud to recognize truly extraordinary leaders who exhibit the core values and remarkable service we were founded on,” said Brad Brookshire, Chairman and CEO for Brookshire Grocery Co. “Joey is a veteran leader for our company who has always demonstrated great character and strong commitment to delivering value to our customers and communities.”

From left, BGC Chairman and CEO Brad Brookshire, Brian Johnson, Senior Vice President – Division Manager for BGC; BGC Store Director of the Year honorees Joey Aiken, Ray Jackson, David P’Pool and Chris Hinojosa; Ronny Hurst, Senior Vice President – Division Manager for BGC; and BGC Chief Operating Officer Trent Brookshire.

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