Woman Executive of the Year

Shelby Report

Allison “Ali” Rouse Royster, a third generation owner of Rouses Markets, has been named the 2021 Southeast Woman Executive of the Year in the Shelby Report, a leading publication for the food and grocery industry.

“My grandfather taught me that our family business isn’t just about  our family; it’s about each family that is supported by a job we provide, and about each family that serves on products on their table.” – Ali Rouse Royster, 3rd Generation

The Shelby Report delivers complete supermarket and grocery news and insights to the retail food trade nationwide. The Shelby Report aims to educate and inform the entire food supply chain–from manufacturers and wholesalers to independent and chain stores–to help build, maintain and improve their businesses.