Melissa Kenny

While managing various divisions of the Delaware-based retailer’s rapidly expanding six-store franchise, she also directs operations for Delaware Gourmet Catering, which partners with Meals on Wheels to prepare and deliver high-quality meals to thousands of low-income residents 365 days a year.

Additionally, she sits on the Kenny Family Foundation’s Board of Directors, where her work has been a contributing factor to the nonprofit’s designation as the most active community-based charity in the state. As the chief visionary behind Delaware ShopRites’ widely touted green efforts and sustainability initiatives, Ms. Kenny also serves as vice-chair of Wakefern Food Corporation’s Environmental Committee. And, in line with her company’s mission to be active in the communities it serves, she has helped organize successful events for the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation, which appointed her to its Board of Trustees in 2012.  Ms. Kenny also serves on the Boards of Directors for The Grand Opera House and Better Business Bureau of Delaware.