Tamara Pattison Named SVP, Chief Digital Officer

Newly created position will expand the company’s opportunities for emerging digital technologies and e-commerce strategies

Modesto, CA. (October 31, 2022) – The Save Mart Companies announced today Tamara Pattison has joined the company as senior vice president, chief digital officer. This newly created position will further enhance the organization’s opportunities for emerging digital technologies and e-commerce strategies, enabling future growth.

“Ongoing digital transformation to serve our shoppers and fulfill their needs with innovative and affordable solutions continues to be at the forefront of our strategic objectives,” said Shane Sampson, executive chairman of the board, The Save Mart Companies. “With over 20 years of extensive industry experience building and leading diverse teams to develop innovative programs, Tamara is an accomplished leader and I am thrilled to have her leading our digital and e-commerce experience.” 

Tamara’s career highlights include product management, digital marketing, loyalty, and e-commerce experience at technology firms and retail grocery. Her prior experiences include Director of Product Management- Platform for DemandTec, Director of Products- Click Fraud Protection for Yahoo!, SVP, Digital Marketing, Loyalty and eCommerce for Albertsons Companies and SVP, Chief Marketing & Information Officer for Beverages & More. Most recently, Tamara served as the Director of A3Ventures, the innovation lab and capital investment arm of AAA Northern California, where she was responsible for product development and marketing activation of Home and Family ventures. 

About The Save Mart Companies
The Save Mart Companies, a Kingswood Capital Management, LP portfolio company and a California- based grocer, operates approximately 200 Save Mart, Lucky, and FoodMaxx stores in California and Northern Nevada. In addition to its retail operation, the Company also operates SMART Refrigerated Transport and is a partner in Super Store Industries (“SSI”), which owns and operates a distribution center in Lathrop, and the Sunnyside Farms dairy processing plant in Turlock. Proud to be California’s largest regional, full-service grocery chain throughout the region, the Company and its 14,000 team members take extra care to help provide customers with the freshest foods for their families at affordable prices. For more information on the company, please visit: 

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