Balls Food Stores Announces Management Changes

Chairman, CEO and President, David Ball, is excited to announce senior management changes that reflect Balls Food Stores commitment to its teammates, customers, and communities:

Scott Bayne has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer, Gregg Frost to Chief Teammate Officer, Mike Sullivan to VP of Price Chopper Operations and Bob Pearson to VP of Hen House/Sunfresh/Payless Operations. In addition, Pat Rogers has been promoted to Balls Foods Delicatessen Director.

  • Scott Bayne is a food industry veteran with more than 44 years of experience and has been with Balls for 8 years, most recently as VP of Sales and Marketing.
  • Gregg Frost has been with Balls for over 45 years in a number of company roles, including VP of Human Resources and VP of Hen House Markets.
  • Mike Sullivan and Bob Pearson have been with Balls for 31 years and 29 years respectively, and have managed multiple stores within the Balls Company.
  • Pat Rogers has been with Balls for over 18 years and was previously Hen House Markets Delicatessen Specialist.

Balls Food Stores (BFS) has been proudly serving Kansas City and surrounding areas for nearly a century. Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2023 as Kansas City’s leading independent grocer, BFS has succeeded by continuously innovating to adapt their stores for the future.

Balls Food Stores has been family owned & operated since 1923 in Kansas City, Kansas. The company operates 26 supermarkets under the Hen House Market, Price Chopper, Sun Fresh and Payless Discount Foods banners in Kansas City and surrounding markets.