Marilyn is the manager of CDS Consulting Co-op where she also provides consulting servcies in the areas of cooperative governance, membership development, management support and startups.
For 9 years, (1987-1996) Marilyn worked at the University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives helping to organize the annual CCMA conference and the Cooperative Management Institute (CMI). While at the UW, she earned her Master's degree in Adult Education.
She formerly served as the general manager of Wheatsville Food Co-op in Austin, TX (1984-1987) and Gordon Park Food Co-op (Milwaukee, WI (1978-1984).
Marilyn resides in the woods outside of Putney, Vermont.