Todd began his career in 1981 as a Courtesy Clerk in the Seattle Division. After graduating from Western Washington University, Todd progressed to Store Manager and later to District Manager in the Seattle Division. In 2005 Todd was promoted to Vice President of Retail Operations in Safeway’s Denver Division.
In 2009 Todd took on the role of Vice President of Marketing and Execution until he was asked to take on the position Corporate Vice President of Retail Operations in Pleasanton, California.
In 2014, he was promoted to Senior Vice President of Operations in the Nor Cal Division. Todd assumed that same role for a brief time in the Portland Division prior to being promoted to President of the Denver Division in April of 2016.