TYLER, Texas - Trent Brookshire, senior vice president-division manager, has been elected a member of Brookshire Grocery Co. 's board of directors.
Brookshire is a fourth-generation member of the company's founding family. His great-grandfather, Wood T. Brookshire, founded the company in 1928.
As a member of the board of directors, Brookshire will be involved in developing strategic plans for the overall direction of the company. In his current position as senior vice president and division manager, he is responsible for all aspects of operations in four districts composed of stores in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas.
After rising through store- and district-level operations positions, Brookshire was promoted to his current executive post earlier this year.