SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. - Stater Bros. Markets last week announced the promotion of Mike Slaton to the position of VP real estate of Stater Bros. Markets. Slaton's present position of senior director real estate will be eliminated.
Slaton has more than 27 years of real estate experience. He first joined Stater Bros. in 1981 as a Courtesy Clerk at the company's North Redlands Supermarket. Later that year he was promoted to a Clerk at the same store, and in 1984 he was promoted to the position of real estate analyst at the corporate offices.
In 1988, Slaton accepted a position with a major real estate developer. For the next 20 years, he held a variety of operational and managerial positions in the Western United States with increasing levels of responsibilities.
In 2008, Slaton returned to Stater Bros. as director real estate, and in 2010 he was promoted to his most recent position as senior director real estate.