Board of Directors

Robert S. Ukrop

Chairman and CEO, Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods

Bobby is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods, a producer of premium-quality, chilled-prepared foods and baked goods.

He began his business career as a courtesy clerk at Ukrop’s Super Markets, Inc. while attending George Wythe High School.  A 1969 graduate from the University of Richmond and a 1972 graduate of the Darden School at the University of Virginia, Bobby had a 40-year career at Ukrop’s before starting Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods in February 2010 with his sons-in-laws Scott Aronson and Chris Kantner.

Bobby is actively involved in the community including:  a co-founder and past president of Sports Backers; chair of the Greater Richmond Aquatics Partnership; serves on the boards of The Greater Richmond Partnership, Collegiate School, VCU School of Business Foundation, Lansing Building Products; and is on the Advisory Board of the Salvation Army.

Bobby enjoys golf and swimming.  He is a 5th grade Sunday School teacher at Second Baptist.  Bobby and his wife, Jayne, have four children and eleven grandchildren.