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Publix Jacksonville Division Vice President Scott Brubaker To Retire

Publix Jacksonville Division Vice President Scott Brubaker To Retire


LAKELAND, FL
Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

The end of one journey signals the beginning of another. Just as yesterday’s leaders paved the way for today’s, the cycle must go on. Announcing both bittersweet endings and thrilling new beginnings, Publix recently announced its Jacksonville Division Vice President, Scott Brubaker, will retire at the end of June after over 46 years with the company.

Scott Brubaker, Retiring Jacksonville Division Vice President, PublixBrubaker first began his career with Publix in 1975, according to a press release, first joining as a part-time Front Service Clerk in Melbourne, Florida. He held several different positions across multiple stores throughout Florida, serving as Store Manager in 1987, District Manager in 1994, and Regional Director in 1997, before being promoted to his current position in 2005.

During his retirement, Brubaker and his wife, Lisa, plan to remain in the Jacksonville area and to spending more time with family and travel.

Publix recently announced its Jacksonville Division Vice President, Scott Brubaker, will retire at the end of June after over 46 years with the company

President Kevin Murphy commented on the lasting legacy that this leader will leave behind upon retirement.

Kevin Murphy, President, Publix“Scott has made significant contributions to Publix, particularly in growing and serving a diverse market area,” said Murphy. “He was instrumental in leading new market growth in Alabama and areas in northern Florida. In his 46 years, he has trained and mentored many associates and provided unwavering guidance to his team and community in times of need. We are thankful for Scott’s leadership and wish him a happy retirement.”

As we all know, where one path ends, another one begins. Such is the case as Publix welcomes a new Vice President.

Adrian Bennett, Incoming Jacksonville Division Vice President, PublixTaking over for Brubaker will be Adrian Bennett. Bennett joined Publix in 1991, and later became Store Manager in 2000 and District Manager in 2006. He was later promoted to Regional Director in the Jacksonville Division in 2016. Honored for his hard work with the retailer, Bennett received the 2013 President’s Award for truly embodying Publix’s founding philosophies.

“Adrian is a strong, well-rounded leader who has dedicated his career to operational excellence and continuous quality improvement. He has made a positive impact by mentoring and developing his team and associates around him so they can achieve their personal best,” said Murphy. “He is a great merchant who is passionate about service. I am proud of what he has been able to accomplish so far and excited to see the contributions he will continue to make at Publix.”

Congratulations to both of these leaders as they embark on these exciting new journeys!

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