Donnie Meadows enjoyed a two-decade career with K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc. (Food City). He began his employment with K-VA-T as vice president of human resources, and retired in 2021 from his role as senior human resources leader.
Prior to joining Food City, Meadows worked for a regional supermarket company in a variety of positions, from entry level to vice president. He also served as a sales representative for M&M Mars, Inc., and worked in the corporate labor division for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., in Bentonville, Arkansas.
Meadows is actively involved within the community and has served with a number of civic organizations, including executive board member for the United Way of Southwest Virginia, the Johnston Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees, and a variety of boards with the United Methodist Church. In addition, he has served on an advisory board for Eastman Credit Union and on the Food Market Institute’s human resources committee.
Meadows earned a Master of Science in industrial relations from the University of West Virginia College of Graduate Studies. He and his wife, Julie Martin, have three daughters, Lauren, Morgan and Robyn; a granddaughter, Riley; and a grandson, Elijah. During his free time, he enjoys biking, kayaking, hiking and volunteering with Highlands Fellowship Church.