2009 Augie’s Quest ALS Courage Award Recipient
Philip S. Smith is Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing/Procurement Officer for Unified Grocers, the largest wholesale grocery cooperative in the Western United States. Previously, Smith was Vice President, Procurement, for Certified Grocers of California, Ltd. (a predecessor company to Unified Grocers), a company he joined in 1994. Smith is an active participant in several food industry-related organizations, including the State of California WIC (Women Infants and Children) Stakeholders Committee, the Board of Directors for Food 4 All and the National Grocers Association (member of the Executive Committee). Smith also serves on committees for the City of Hope and the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Phil and his wife, Janis, have two sons and reside in Southern California.