SpartanNash promotes Ileana McAlary to EVP, corporate secretary
SpartanNash has promoted Ileana McAlary to executive vice president, chief legal officer and corporate secretary. McAlary was hired in November 2021 and oversees the company's expanding legal, government affairs, compliance and aviation team. She also serves as corporate secretary of the SpartanNash board of directors and president of the SpartanNash Foundation.
"Ileana and her team have played a crucial role in modernizing our corporate legal function as we champion customer-focused innovation and prepare for growth," said SpartanNash CEO Tony Sarsam. "She is a people-first leader who advocates courageously for our associates, customers and communities every day. I am proud to recognize her talents and passion for service with this well-deserved promotion."
In addition to her role at SpartanNash, McAlary serves on the board of trustees for Davenport University. She joined the company from Wolverine Worldwide Inc., where she most recently served as the vice president associate general counsel and compliance officer.
Prior to Wolverine Worldwide, McAlary held roles as senior counsel at Meijer Inc.; as corporate counsel III at Amway Corp.; and as an attorney at the Miller Johnson law firm. McAlary earned her undergraduate degree at Grand Valley State University and her law degree from Wayne State University Law School.