Mimi Song was first elected to the Unified Grocers Board of Directors in 1998 and served as a director for eight years (1998 to 2006). She was re-elected to Unified’s Board of Directors in 2010.
Mimi came to the United States from South Korea in the late 1970s and opened her first grocery store in 1981. Today, Mimi runs 33 Superior Grocers supermarkets throughout the Los Angeles metropolitan area. Superior Grocers is the largest independently-owned chain of grocery stores in Southern California. The company attributes its success to its ongoing commitment and investment in the communities it serves.
In addition to running Superior Grocers, Song has created the nonprofit organization, Community Re-Engineering Inc. that provides support for elementary schools, high schools and youth programs. She also serves as a member of Clorox Hispanic Advisory Council, City of Hope Advisory Committee and the Advisory Committee for the Asian Pacific Legal Center.