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Todd Schnuck '77

January 30, 2019

Todd Schnuck '77 was featured in the St. Louis Business Journal's 1.30.19 online edition. "The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center on Wednesday named Todd Schnuck, chairman and CEO of Schnuck Markets, its new chairman of the board of directors. Schnuck succeeds John McDonnell [grandparent and parent of alums], who served as chairman of the McDonnell Douglas Corp. before its merger with Boeing. McDonnell served as chairman of Danforth's board since 2013 and will remain a director. 'Todd has provided critical leadership on our board, and has been instrumental in helping the Danforth Center grow,' said Jim Carrington, president of the Danforth Center. 'I very much look forward to working together with him as chairman to deliver on our mission to improve the human condition through plant science.' Schnuck joined the Danforth Center board in 2011 and has served on the executive and nominating committees and as chair of the finance committee, officials said. 'The Danforth Center's humanitarian and environmental mission combined with innovative science and technology is helping our hometown St. Louis grow, while helping feed a growing world,' Schnuck said. Prior to being named chairman and CEO of Schnucks, he served as the company's president and CEO from 2006 to 2014. He also served as corporate vice president and CFO for 19 years. Schnuck joined the company in 1987 as a treasurer. Schnuck holds an MBA from Cornell University and a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Virginia. The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center was founded in 1998 and is a nonprofit research institute with a mission to improve human condition through plant science. The organization reported revenue of $62.8 million and expenses of $44.4 million for 2017, according to its most recent IRS filing."