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Dollar General Names Alumna Anita C. Elliott '86, M.B.A. '92 as Chief Accounting Officer

December 4, 2015

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today announced Anita C. Elliott '86, M.B.A. '92, senior vice president and controller at Dollar General since 2005, has been appointed chief accounting officer (CAO). Elliott will report to John W. Garratt in his role as CFO, effective December 2, 2015.

“During her ten years at Dollar General, Anita has consistently demonstrated her leadership and accounting expertise,” said Todd Vasos, Dollar General’s chief executive officer. “She is uniquely qualified to serve as our CAO.” 

Prior to joining Dollar General in August 2005, Elliott served as vice president and controller at Big Lots Inc. Previously, Elliott was vice president and controller for Jitney-Jungle Stores of America, Inc., a grocery retailer. Elliott is a certified public accountant. She also practiced public accounting for 12 years, a portion of which was with Ernst & Young, LLP. Elliott is a graduate of The College of William and Mary, where she received both her Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Business Administration degrees.

Elliott is a native of Newport News, Virginia.