Mark Colbo – Principal and Member –
Mr. Colbo has developed a career in the supermarket and retail industries during the past 20 years. Until recently, Mr. Colbo was the regional Director in California for Dollar General, a discount retailer with over $13 billion in annual sales. During his tenure, Mr. Colbo led an aggressive expansion strategy and increased the store count from 10 to 65 stores in California.
Prior to Dollar General, Mr. Colbo was the regional Director for Supervalu’s ($34.5 billion in annual sales) Save-A-Lot Food Stores in California, Washington, Oregon, and Texas. At this role, he led the successful turnaround of this underperforming division and launched Hispanic concept stores in Houston for the company.
Mr. Colbo holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and Accounting from The University of Puget Sound and a Certificate in Food Marketing Management from the University of Southern California. Mr. Colbo is also a Certified Public Accountant.