Board Update

April 15, 2021

Andleeb Dawood has announced her departure from the Co-op Board, where she has served our Co-op since 2016.


Andleeb brought a strong commitment to supporting local agriculture as a way to provide healthy food for all. We thank her for sharing time, energy and talent with our community.


Welcome Jeff Batton


The board welcomes Jeff Batton to the board. Jeff is a serial entrepreneur who has been a growth-stage executive for many businesses and investors throughout the region. 


His experience includes long-term leadership roles with a long list of well-known local businesses including PFL, Foundant Technologies, Wisetail, Yellowstone Grassfed Beef, The Natural Baby Company, and Blackmore Sensors & Analytics. He has also provided short-term strategy and consulting work to a much longer list of “Main Street” businesses.


Most recently, Jeff has worked to bring innovative growth capital to a wide variety of local businesses, from tech startups to organic farms. Jeff lives in Bozeman with his wife Jennifer and two children, Kaia (5th grader at Morning Star) and Parker (freshman at Bozeman High).