Robert C. Sledd

Joined the board in: 2010

Professional title: Retired Chairman & CEO, Performance Food Group

Bob Sledd is an advisor to New Richmond Ventures and managing partner of a family commercial real estate company, Sledd Properties. Previously, he was with Performance Food Group, serving as CEO from the company’s inception in 1987 to August 2001 and again from March 2004 to 2006. He was PFG Chairman from 1995 until 2008 when the company was acquired and then merged with Vistar and Roma Food. Bob also served as a Senior Economic Advisor to Governor Bob McDonnell from 2010 to 2014.

Bob serves on the corporate boards of Owens & Minor, SCP Pool Corporation, Universal Corporation and Immunarray. Long active in community affairs, Bob currently serves on the board of VCU School of Business Foundation, Virginia Historical Society, CenterStage, Virginia Housing Commission, and Homeward's Board of Advocates. Past board service includes the Management Roundtable and nonprofits such as Venture Richmond and Better Housing Coalition.