Contact: Ada Thimke
United States of America

Brenda Haines, President of the Oshkosh Food Co-op, will be giving us an update.

Brenda Haines is co-founder/co-owner of Blue Door Consulting, an Oshkosh-based marketing consulting firm she started with a business partner in 2002.  Through her consulting practice, she helps organizations of all sizes – from start-ups to national brands – grow and prosper.  A country kid who grew up less than a mile from her grandparents’ farm in Western Wisconsin, Brenda remembers vividly childhood summers spent weeding her parents’ vegetable garden and picking wild berries in the woods.  She is a passionate believer in the power of community ownership.  She serves as Board Chair for Verve, A Credit Union – one of Wisconsin’s largest credit unions.  She is a past president of the American Marketing Association – Northeast Wisconsin Chapter (another start-up!).  And, she is a speech coach for the Boys and Girls Club of Oshkosh’s Youth of the Year.  Brenda and her husband, Alex, are also members of the Willy Street Co-op in Madison..

This will be pilot of our hybrid meeting format.  If you wish to this meeting online, you will need to register prior to joining the meeting.  Please go to to receive your personalize Zoom meeting link.