Part of start-up team which transformed a buying club into the retail store now known as Wild Oats Co-op in Williamstown, MA. Served on operations team and later became general manager. Piloted the co-op through three expansions and then the purchase and transformation of a former drug store into the current facility. While in this position, served on the board of Northeast Cooperatives and the initiating boards of CGIN and NCGA. Left Wild Oats to take a position with NCGA in the fall of 2006.