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Jerry Nash

Jerry Nash is co-founder, previous board president, and Outreach Coordinator for Prairie Food Co-op. Jeremy brings a wealth of experience to his role at Prairie Food Co-op, including past employment as Front End Manager for Sugar Beet Food Co-op in Oak Park, IL, Bakery Manager at Strawberry Fields Natural Foods, Customer Service Manager at Standard Market (an uptrend grocery store in the Western Chicago suburbs), and over 20 years’ experience in the food industry working in a variety of roles including  chef, server, bartender, front of house manager in a variety of places including the US Army, various hotels and convention centers, and a Michelin rated restaurant in Chicago. Within the food cooperative community, Jerry is nationally recognized as one of the most effective Outreach Coordinators and has shared his expertise at several co-op conferences. He has developed outreach strategies and materials now used by many other food co-op start-ups. 

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