Executive Director, Distribution
Mike Gabbert is a results-driven and passionate servant leader who provides strategic direction and oversight of Raley’s distribution center and logistics. As Executive Director, Logistics, Mike develops, aligns and refines supply chain planning and execution processes with internal stakeholders to increase in-store availability of products. At the same time, he optimizes service level agreements and inventory levels and controls transportation and product handling costs across the supply chain.
He joined the Raley’s team in 1981 as a courtesy clerk and has held many store-level leadership positions, including Store Team Leader. In 2000, Mike was appointed HR Business Partner, and in 2007, he became Director of Operations Administration, working closely with operations while also overseeing fuel center operations, e-cart and facility maintenance. He was appointed Director of Distribution in 2017.
Mike graduated from California State University, Sacramento, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Human Resources Management, and a Minor in Economics. He and his wife Cori live in Granite Bay and enjoy travel, outdoor adventures and spending time with family and friends.