UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

Keith Knopf, Raley's

Making a Difference

Date and Location

Monday, May 13, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Keith Knopf joined Raley’s as Chief Operating Officer in 2015 and was named President & Chief Executive Officer in 2018. Knopf leads and oversees the company’s long-term strategy, while implementing Raley’s purpose to adapt their stores to help change the way their customers and the world eats, one plate at a time. Knopf is passionate about supporting Raley’s customers on their individual health journey.

Knopf believes in servant leadership, supporting individual development to help unlock team members’ passion and purpose. He is involved in the community as an Executive Board member for the Bay Area Council. Knopf graduated from St. Louis University with a bachelor’s degree in finance, and earned a master’s degree in business administration.

Knopf is recognized as a Fortune 200 leader with over 25 years of retail experience. He began his career with The May Department Stores Company, where he held leadership roles in store operations, merchandise planning, information technology, and finance. He led annual business planning and strategy for the Victoria’s Secret division of Limited Brands. Most recently, Keith led the retail operations and omni-channel store integration at Kohl’s.

When not working, he and his wife Debbie spend their time hiking with their dogs and enjoying time with their two grown daughters and two grandchildren.

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