Chief Operations Officer
Dan Sanders was appointed chief operations officer in October 2016. He joined Sprouts in 2015 as executive vice president of store operations. In his role, Dan oversees operations of all Sprouts stores from coast to coast.
Prior to joining Sprouts, Dan served as division president for SUPERVALU, leading store operations across various divisions including Albertsons Southern California and ACME Markets for three years. He also spent ten years with United Supermarkets of Texas, serving in various roles, including chief executive officer.
Dan is a military veteran and a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of two business books, Built to Serve and Equipped to Lead. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Food Marketing Institute and the Western Association of Food Chains.
Dan completed his undergraduate studies at Lubbock Christian University and holds a Masters of Business Administration from Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management.