Michael F. Reuling practiced law for two years and in 1973, began a 28 year career with Albertson’s, Inc. Mike began as a real estate attorney, then managed the legal department of Skaggs Albertson’s, and in 1978 became General Counsel of Albertson’s.
In 1981, Mike was named Senior VP of Real Estate. In 1987 he became Executive VP of Store Development with responsibility for real estate, design and construction. Mike managed a team that developed hundreds of supermarkets and drugstores with an annual capital budget exceeding $2 billion.
Mr. Reuling played a key role in Albertson’s merger and acquisition program. Upon consummation of the merger of Albertson’s and American Stores Company in 1999, Mike assumed the role of Vice Chairman of the merged company with responsibility for store development, information technology, human resources and finance. He retired in 2001 and has since worked as a real estate development consultant and as Senior Partner for Clarion Consulting.
Mike received a B.A. from Carleton College and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School. He is a member of the advisory board of Jackson Food Stores, Inc., a convenience store and fuel center chain. He served for nine years on the board of the redevelopment agency for the city of Boise, Idaho and has also served on the boards of several non-profit organizations.