Bob Piccinini is the Chairman, CEO and majority share holder of Save Mart Supermarkets Ė the largest privately-held
grocery chain in the state of California with annual sales of approximately $5 billion. The company is based in his
hometown of Modesto, where he started with the family-owned company as a box boy in 1964. Piccinini has built
the company empire into 244 stores and more than 20,000 employees since assuming control of the business in 1985.
Piccinini graduated from Manteca High School before attending Modesto Junior College, the University of San
Francisco, and the University of the Pacific. His sports and entertainment background includes past ownership
stakes in several minor-league baseball teams, including the Fresno Giants, Sacramento Solons, Modesto Aís, and
Among Piccininiís many community contributions is the 16,000-seat Save Mart Center on the campus of Fresno State University, opened in the
fall of 2003. In addition to serving as home court for the Bulldogs menís and womenís sports programs, the venue plays host to several local and
national entertainment acts. Save Marts charitable efforts are also responsible for approximately $6,000,000 in annual contributions through nonprofits
Save Mart C.A.R.E.S. and Save Mart S.H.A.R.E.S.
Piccininiís favorite hobbies include golf, gin rummy and collecting automobiles. He is a member of the Del Rio Country Club, Spy Glass Hill Golf
Club, and Monterey Peninsula Country Club. Bobís family includes children Nicole, Joseph, Alexandria and Dominic.
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