Posted on 25 July 2012 by KWBG
DES MOINES, Iowa—Rick Beckwith of Fareway Stores, Inc. in Boone recently accepted an invitation to join the Iowa Business Council. The Council membership consists of the top executives of 21 of Iowa’s largest employers, three Regent universities and the state’s largest banking association. Beckwith is currently the Chairman and CEO of Fareway Stores, Inc. a position he has held since 2010. He started with the company in 1967 and was recently honored by the Iowa Grocery Industry Association as the 2011 Retailer of the Year.