Buehler’s Fresh Foods Names Bob Bly, VP of Operations

Buehler’s Fresh Foods has selected Robert (Bob) Bly Vice President of Store Operations. Bob will work closely with Buehler’s leadership team and store managers, reporting to President and COO, Dan Shanahan. Bob replaces Ron Monroe, who recently retired after a 44-year career with Buehler’s.

“Bob is a welcome addition to the Buehler team,” stated Dan Shanahan, President and COO. “His extensive experience and knowledge of retail grocery operations made him a natural fit for this position.”

Bob brings 30 years of retail experience, including executive, management, and operational execution with such retailers as SuperValu Inc., Meijer Inc., and Sears Holdings Co. He has significant experience in helping companies streamline operations while ensuring that team members are engaged in the business.

Bob and his wife, Deb, are in the process of moving to Wooster from Jacksonville, Florida. The couple has two grown sons.

“We are pleased to bring Bob onboard and look forward to his contributions and expertise to Buehler’s continued success and growth,” added Bob Buehler, Executive Vice President of Marketing and Fresh Goods.

Buehler’s Fresh Foods is celebrating 86 years as a family-owned and operated supermarket. Industry peers and officials have given recent recognition to Buehler’s accomplishments by awarding: 2014 Retailer of the Year (Cleveland Food Dealer Association), Ohio Business Profile (Jon Husted, Ohio Secretary of State), Resolution – food and agriculture (John Kasich, Governor of Ohio).

About Buehler’s:

E&H Family Group owns and operates fifteen Buehler’s Fresh Foods Supermarkets located in Wooster, Orrville, Wadsworth, Medina, Brunswick, Ashland, New Philadelphia, Dover, Jackson Township, Delaware, Coshocton, and Portage Lakes (Green), and Massillon, Ohio.

E&H Family Group also owns and operates fourteen ACE Hardware stores located in Orrville, Medina, Dover, New Philadelphia, Delaware, Jackson Township, Independence, Rocky River, Westlake, Middlefield, Oberlin, Avon Lake, Garrettsville, and Hilliard, Ohio. E & H Family Group is a family-owned company committed to environmentally responsible behavior.  For more information visit

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