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About Us

Our Mission

Our Vision

Core Values

 

The Wasatch Cooperative Market brings together local food producers and consumers to cultivate a healthy community.

 

To open a 10,000 square-foot, full-service grocery store.

 

 

  • Prioritize and highlight local sourcing 
  • Cultivate a welcoming and inclusive environment
  • Commit to transparent product promotion
  • Apply a democratic approach to business that benefits Co-op members and the communities it serves
  • Excel at educational outreach

Meet the Board

Christine Brick

Christine Brick

Board Chair

Christine has worked in the financial services industry for over 20 years in leadership positions ranging from technology, strategic planning, supply chain management to operational risk management. Christine brings a background in law, business and years of experience driving business transformation. She is passionate about “real” food, sustainable practices and the advancement of social responsibility.

Stephanie Buranek

Stephanie Buranek

Chair of Feasibility and Planning

Stephanie is a commercial realtor with Mountain West Realty. She is chair of Feasibility & Planning Committee and spearheading site selection, negotiations and contract.

Cori Fair

Cori Fair

Treasurer

Cori’s professional background includes experience in finance, working in various analytical roles for UBS Bank and Goldman Sachs. She shifted gears and obtained a Master of Public Health to pursue her passion for sustainable agriculture and health promotion. Cori’s public health experience includes developing and researching community nutrition initiatives and school-based nutrition and physical activity interventions.

Natalie Loots

Natalie Loots

Natalie is Community Food Security Program Manager at Utah Department of Health. She is interested in community health, health equity, food systems and urban and regional planning. Natalie holds a Master in Public Health and experience with program development, program management, strategic planning and evaluation.

Julia Misiego

Julia Misiego

Secretary

Julia is the representative of the Utah Farm Bureau Federation on the Board. She grew up on an alfalfa farm in Duchesne, Utah, and has always had a passion for agriculture. She majored in Political Science with a minor in communications from Brigham Young University-Idaho. She manages the Utah Farm Bureau’s Farmers Markets at Murray Park and South Jordan along with managing the Century Farm Program.

Martha Tinker

Martha Tinker

Vice Chair

Comes to her current position as Sundance Catalog’s Merchandising Director with experience in business management, product development, inventory management, budget building, and project management.

Erin Whitelock

Erin Whitelock

Has a Master of Business degree with an emphasis in marketing. She holds strong convictions to supporting local business, sustainable farming practices and creating community around food.