Robert Gross is the past Executive Chair of Monro Muffler Brake Inc., the largest chain of company-operated automotive undercar repair and tire service facilities in the United States. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Monro from 1999 until October 2012. Prior to his time at Monro, he served as Chair and Chief Executive Officer at Tops Appliance City, Inc. and before that as President and Chief Operating Officer at Eye Care Centers of America, Inc., a Sears, Roebuck & Co. company. In addition to serving on the Board of Trustees, Mr. Gross is also a member of the Core-Mark Holding Company Inc. Board of Directors.