inductee to the Cooperative Hall of Fame, will appear on Everything Co-op on Thursday, April 12. A weekly exploration of the impact and potential of the cooperative business model, Everything Co-op aims to generate interest in and support for the cooperative movement.Rosemary Mahoney, Principal of Mahoney Consulting, LLC, and a 2018
Hosted by Vernon Oakes and conversational in format, the show is streamed live at worldcnews.com every Thursday from 10:30-11:30 a.m. EDT. Everything Co-op also airs live in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area on WOL 1450 AM—Radio One’s premiere talk radio station.
This week’s conversation will explore best practices in cooperative development in the context of Mahoney’s 30-year career as a co-op developer.
She is the former CEO of CoMetrics, a founding partner of MainStreet Cooperative Group, LLC, director of New Venture Development for Cooperative Solutions, LLC, executive director of Cooperative Development Services (CDS) and regional director for Volunteers in Overseas Cooperative Assistance (ACDI VOCA) in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary.
Mahoney has long advocated the community development potential of 'hybrid' cooperatives and was the founding chair of the CooperationWorks! Board of Directors. She helped launch Blue Hawk Distributor Cooperative and continues to serve as a senior advisor at CoMetrics.