Scott Schnuck, a native St. Louisian, grew up working in his family's grocery stores, starting as a courtesy clerk and then in various positions within the company.  After completing graduate school, he joined Schnucks full time in 1975.  Over the years, Scott has served in a number of positions including Vice President of Marketing, Senior Vice President of Supermarkets and in 1991; he rose to President and Chief Operating Officer.  In 2006, Scott succeeded his brother, Craig, in the office of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Schnuck Markets, Inc.

Scott is past chairman of several regional organizations including the Missouri Botanical Garden, now serving on the Board of Trustees; the Regional Chamber and Growth Association (RCGA), now serving on the Board of Directors; the St. Louis Sports Commission and Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis. He recently chaired the Missouri Botanical Garden's Succession Committee charged with finding a replacement for retiring president, Dr. Peter Raven.

Scott currently holds advisory positions with the Stanford University School of Business Advisory Council, Cornell University's Undergraduate Business School Advisory Board, and the Foundation for Special Education.  He is on the Food Marketing Institute's Board of Directors.  In 2007, Scott had the honor of chairing the Salvation Army's annual Tree of Lights campaign.  He also serves as a Director on the Board of Bakers Footwear Group.

Scott Schnuck graduated from Cornell University in 1972 with a bachelor's degree in Food Industry.  He earned an MBA from Stanford University in 1975.

Scott and his wife, Julie, have three sons, Matt, Jason and Tom.