WEST DES MOINES, Iowa Hy-Vee has selected Brian Amsberry to be the new store director at the New Ulm Hy-Vee. The 23-year Hy-Vee veteran has been the store director at the Sioux Center, Iowa, Hy-Vee since 2010.
He will replace Bill Kittler, who is taking the position of store director at the Webster City, Iowa, Hy-Vee.
Amsberry began his Hy-Vee career in 1989 as a checker and stocker at a Lincoln, Neb., store. He worked his way up the management chain in Lincoln before moving to the Albert Lea store in 1999. In 2000 he was promoted to manager of store operations. He moved onto Cedar Falls, Iowa, then West Des Moines, then back to Lincoln in 2007 as manager of store operations before he was given his first store director assignment at Sioux Center.
Amsberry, a graduate of Waverly High School in Waverly, Neb., continued his education at the University of Nebraska. He and his wife Karla have one daughter and three sons.