Board of Director: Emily Coborn
Coborn's Inc — Vice President of Fresh
Emily Coborn is the Vice President of Fresh Merchandising for St. Cloud, Minnesota-based Coborn’s Inc., an employee-owned independent grocery retail company operating more than 120 retail locations throughout the upper Midwest, including 48 Coborn’s, Cash Wise Foods and Save-a-Lot grocery stores, an online grocery ordering and delivery service, CobornsDelivers, and more. Emily is the first fifth generation of the Coborn family to join the company. In her role, Coborn oversees the Bakery, Deli, Produce and Meat/Seafood departments, as well as the company’s growing team of supermarket dietitians. The supermarket dietitians help guests make healthier choices by providing personal consultations, cooking classes, grocery tours, and educational resources. Prior to serving as the Vice President of Fresh, Emily served as a District Manager, overseeing 10 stores across Minnesota. She also spend time as the Director of Topco Program Management, managing the company’s private brands initiatives as well as two years as the company’s Communications Manager.
Emily is a member of the Minnesota Grocers Association’s Emerging Leaders Board and is on the board of United Way of Central Minnesota. She has an M.B.A. degree from Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota and bachelor’s degrees in communications and Spanish from the College of St. Benedict.