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Tanka working to make the company an employee-owned business

November 20, 2013

Inside Sales Manager Eugene Stover, president Mark Tilsen and Andrew Ironshell of Thunder Valley CDC. Photo courtesy of Thunder Valley CDC.
Native American Natural Foods is currently working to realize its dream to become an employee-owned company.

Our company is working with Democracy Collaborative to make this happen and learning how to implement the program. CEO Karlene Hunter, business manager Dawn Sherman and inside sales manager Eugene Stover are currently in Denver, CO, for part two of the training. currently in Denver, CO, for part two of the training.

Some of our team has already attended workshops and training in Oakland, CA, as depicted in the photos below.

Business manager Dawn Sherman gives a wave to the camera. Photo courtesy of Thunder Valley CDC.


Business manager Dawn Sherman gives a wave to the camera.
Photo courtesy of Thunder Valley CDC.


Our team learning more about an employee-owned business model, a recycling center, in Oakland. Photo courtesy of Thunder Valley CDC.

Our team learning more about an employee-owned
business model, a recycling center, in Oakland.
Photo courtesy of Thunder Valley CDC.


Dawn and Eugene site seeing with Tanka Bars along for the ride.

Dawn and Eugene site seeing with Tanka Bars along for the ride.

Dawn and Eugene site seeing with Tanka Bars along for the ride.

Story and photos from the Denver trip will be posted soon.

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