The cooperative difference is our competitive advantage. CDS Consulting Co-op is dedicated to building and strengthening cooperative businesses.
We use assessment, planning, resource access, training, coaching, support, and continuous improvement. We tailor our services to your needs in these comprehensive areas of development:
Our consultants specialize in working with food cooperatives to achieve growth, increase profitability, improve board leadership, strengthen management, and fully serve their members and community. Together, we have over 200 years of combined experience consulting with food co-ops and an average of 22 years in the industry.
We provide top-notch services that are comprehensive and personalized. Our consultants and programs have worked on over 500 projects helping cooperatives achieve their goals.
Meet the consultants
Front row: Thane Joyal, Art Sherwood, Joel Kopischke, Carolee Colter, Todd Wallace
Second row: Jeanie Wells, Helena O’Connor, Joan Stockinger, Marilyn Scholl, Nina Johnson
Third row: PJ Hoffman, Bill Gessner, John Foley, Tami Bauers
Back row: Mel Braverman, Mark Goehring, Michael Healy
Not present: Pete Hodgson, Debbie Suassuna, Kate Sumberg, and Walden Swanson