Awards and Recognition

At SpartanNash, we embrace the unique talents and backgrounds of our co-workers, customers and communities. We recognize that our differences expand our perspectives — and that drives innovation. By cultivating relationships based on respect, integrity, teamwork and trust, we build a winning culture and recruit a winning team — and we are honored to be recognized for our efforts to do so.


fortune-500Fortune 500

Number 351, based on revenue — 2016
Number 359, based on revenue — 2015

Ranked #1 on “Hottest Companies on the Fortune 500” list — 2015

World’s Most Admired Companies — 2013


Corporate Health Champion

American Diabetes Association — 2016




Social Justice Award, Employment

City of Holland Human Relations Commission — 2016

Honoring SpartanNash and its S. Washington (Holland, Mich.) Family Fare Supermarket for our commitment to employ and offer employment opportunities to veterans and persons with disabilities


100 Most Influential Women in Michigan

Crain’s Detroit Business — 2016

Honoring Kathy Mahoney, SpartanNash EVP, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary



Veteran-Friendly Employer, Bronze Level

Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency — 2016




bblogo-hr-national-01Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

The National Association for Business Resources

National — 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
West Michigan — 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

PrintMichigan’s Best and Brightest in Wellness 

The National Association for Business Resources — 2016



twig-logoTop Women in Grocery

Progressive Grocer

Since 2012, 39 female associates have been recognized for their leadership in the retail food industry




Power 300: Most Influential Black Corporate Directors

Savoy Magazine — 2016

Honoring SpartanNash board members Maj. Gen. Hawthorne L. “Peet” Proctor, U.S. Army (Retired) and Yvonne R. Jackson, President, BeecherJackson, Inc.



wob_logo_4cHonor Roll Company

2020 Women on Boards — 2015



MSPBJ-Logo-Nameplate (Medium)Corporate Counsel Award: Public Company – Large

The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal — 2015

Recognizing Kathy Mahoney, EVP, General Counsel and Secretary


brandThe Trinity Award

The Salvation Army — 2015



shelby-report-logo-white-backgroundRetailer of the Year

The Shelby Report of the Midwest — 2015

topco-logoBest-in-Class Brand Marketing Award

Topco Associates LLC — 2015


Corporate Champion Award

Women’s Forum of New York — 2015

Recognition for helping to advance women’s leadership


esgrlogolargePatriot Award

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve and U.S. Department of Defense — 2014



Retailer of the Year

Grocery Headquarters — 2014

f69223ac4d6e7b957171ac08a54e5cdfma-logoM&A Deals and Dealmakers Award

MiBiz — 2014

Finalist for Best Corporate Deal (More than $100 million) — 2014

c05b7cd5ad9341c5f79b3e7b39ba071b2016_cfo_logoCFO of the Year — Corporate

MiBiz — 2014

Recognizing Dave Staples, EVP and Chief Financial Officer


Donated Goods Partner of the Year goodwill-logo

Goodwill Industries of Greater Grand Rapids — 2014

Recognizing SpartanNash’s Earth Week donation drive efforts, which resulted in the collection of 20,000 pounds of donations from 852 bags in one week



habitat-for-humanity-of-michigan-logoOutstanding Sponsor

Habitat for Humanity of Michigan — 2014

somnOutstanding Business

Special Olympics Minnesota — 2014