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Jeffrey Brown is the founder, President and CEO of Brown’s Super Stores, Inc., an eleven-store supermarket chain trading under the ShopRite banner.

Brown’s Super Stores was recognized as one of “The Best Places to Work” multiple years in a row by the Philadelphia Business Journal and has received recognition as a top employer in the region from The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News and NJBiz.

Brown is also an Officer and Director of Wakefern Food Corporation, the marketing and distribution arm for ShopRite, as well as the Chairman of Wakefern’s Strategic Planning Capitalization effort and Insurance Committee. Additionally he is also the founder and Chairman of UpLift Solutions, a 501(c)(3) national nonprofit organization that supports food businesses, government and nonprofits to create sustainable environments for underserved communities.