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 350, based on revenue — 2017
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


Top Green Provider

Food Logistics — 2016, 2017

Recognizing BRT — part of SpartanNash’s food distribution segment — for enhancing sustainability within the food and beverage industry


Community Outreach Award, Youth Development Program winner

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) — 2017

Recognizing SpartanNash and its Family Fare Supermarkets in Omaha, Neb. for sponsoring culinary discovery camps to help students understand food from farm to table while fine-tuning their cooking skills. SpartanNash donated $5,000 to the Metropolitan Community College’s Institute for the Culinary Arts to reduce the cost for kids to attend the camps over the course of the summer.


Responsible Retailer Award

Migrant Legal Aid — 2017

Recognizing SpartanNash for our support of the Fair Food Pledge, as well as our efforts in 2017 to renew our pledge and educate and encourage our independent retail customers to sign the pledge as well. More than 40 independent retail customers – representing more than 85 stores throughout Michigan – signed the Fair Food Pledge in 2017.


PrintMichigan’s Best and Brightest in Wellness®

The National Association for Business Resources — 2016, 2017

 

 


West Michigan’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

The National Association for Business Resources — 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

 

 

 

 


Manufacturing Innovator of the Year

ProFood World — 2017

Recognizing Caito Foods — part of SpartanNash’s food distribution segment — and its new Fresh Kitchen processing facility for leading the march in the fresh food revolution


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Progressive Grocer

Since 2012, 48 female associates have been recognized for their leadership in the retail food industry

 

 


SmartWay partner

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency — 2016, 2017

Recognizing BRT — part of SpartanNash’s food distribution segment — for working toward more cost-effective and environmentally efficient freight transportation


wob_logo_4cWinning Company

2020 Women on Boards — 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Recognizing SpartanNash for championing board diversity by having 20 percent or more of its board seats held by women

 


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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


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100 Most Influential Women in Michigan

Crain’s Detroit Business — 2016

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

 


Community Outreach Award, Program Addressing Food Insecurity winner

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) — 2016

Recognizing SpartanNash for its leadership in expanding the Double Up Food Bucks healthy food incentive program. Double Up is a national model for healthy food incentives active in 23 states with support from federal, state and private sources.


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Veteran-Friendly Employer, Bronze Level

Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency — 2016

 

 

 


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

The National Association for Business Resources — 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

 

 


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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.

 

 


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

 


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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


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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

 


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Retailer of the Year

Grocery Headquarters — 2014


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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


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Special Olympics Minnesota — 2014