Scott Zinda, district manager for Best Buy covering the entire state of Alabama and Columbus, Ga., has been elected to the Alabama Retail Association’s board of directors. His two-year term began Jan. 1.
Zinda started at Best Buy as a seasonal associate during the holiday season. He has held various multi-unit positions over his 26 years at the company. He also served for several years as vice president of lawn and garden for Garick Corp.
The Michigan native, graduated high school in Illinois and attended college in that state as well – Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and Bellville Area College.
He lives in Birmingham with his wife and two children.
“Collectively, we can solve common issues, address common needs and collaborate to strengthen the retail environment across all channels,” said Zinda. “I’m honored to serve together with business leaders in service of the industry.”
Best Buy has been an Alabama Retail Association member since 2004.
The Alabama Retail Association represents retailers, the largest private employer in the state of Alabama, before the Alabama Legislature and the U.S. Congress. Our 4,300 independent merchant and national company members touch almost every aspect of daily living. Whether voicing the retail view when public policy is made, educating members about issues that impact them, negotiating rates for benefits and services or communicating the retail story, the Alabama Retail Association and its members are better together.
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