March 24, 2010 – Preston | Reffett, LLC has placed Glenn Backus as senior vice president of innovation at Topco Associates, LLC. Mr. Backus previously served as an executive at H.E. Butt Grocery Co., Supervalu and Trader Joe's. Jennifer McCorey, managing director at Preston | Reffett, led the search engagement. Topco is a $10.7 billion, privately held company that provides aggregation, innovation and knowledge management solutions for leading food industry member-owners and customers. Preston | Reffett is a boutique, retained executive search practice with offices in Seattle, Philadelphia, Fairfax VA, Richmond VA, Greensboro NC, Buffalo NY, New York City.