Allen Kwabena Frimpong, co-founder & Principal of ZEAL discusses Role of the Arts in Attaining Economic Justice

In honor of the 2024 Black History Month theme of African Americans and the Arts, Vernon interviews Allen Kwabena Frimpong, co-founder and principal cultural designer with ZEAL, a worker owned studio alliance for Black artists throughout the diaspora. Vernon and Allen discuss how the organization has provided cooperative economic alternatives that enables artists and creatives to thrive. […]

Devin Fuhrman, Chief Agriculture and Sponsor Relations Officer at Nationwide discusses its Evolution and Business Model

Vernon interviews Devin Fuhrman, Chief Agriculture and Sponsor Relations Officer at Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. Vernon and Devin discuss the evolution of Nationwide, from its beginning as a part of the Farm Bureau through its partnerships and innovation techniques it relies on today, to maintain its commitment to be a “Customer Protection Company.” Devin Fuhrman […]

Doug O’Brien, President & CEO of National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International, discusses 2024 Initiatives

Doug O’Brien, President and CEO of the National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International (NCBA CLUSA) discusses his cooperative journey, and the 2024 initiatives for NCBA CLUSA. Doug O’Brien works with the cooperative community, both domestically and internationally, to deepen their impact and influence. NCBA CLUSA is the primary voice for cooperatives in the United States […]

Thaleon Tremain CEO/Co-founder of Pachamama Coffee Cooperative and Noemi Giszpenc, ED of the Keystone Development Center Share Products & Services featured in Everything Co-op’s 2023 Holiday List

This week Everything Co-op continues to feature finalist from its Inaugural 2023 Holiday List, a thoughtfully curated list of products and services from the cooperative community. In the 4th installment, Vernon will introduce you to two of his picks for your “Body” & “Community”. Thaleon Tremain, CEO/Co-founder of Pachamama Coffee Cooperative, will discuss the partnerships […]

Danielle Robidoux & Nate Chittenden Share Products & Services featured in Everything Co-op’s 2023 Holiday List

Everything Co-op continues to feature finalists from its Inaugural 2023 Holiday List, a thoughtfully curated list of products and services from the cooperative community. In this 3rd installment, Vernon will introduces his listeners to two of his picks for the “Body” & “Community”. Nate Chittenden, Member/Owner at Cabot Creamery Cooperative, discusses the whole process of […]

Christina Jennings, Christina Clamp. Michael Peck & Kevin O-Brien Share Products and Services for the Mind & Community

Christina Jennings, Christina Clamp. Michael Peck & Kevin O’Brien Share Products & Services for the Mind from Everything Co-op’s 2023 Co-op Holiday List. Everything Co-op continues its Inaugural 2023 Holiday List, a thoughtfully curated list of products and services from the cooperative community. In this 2nd installment Vernon introduces listeners to three of his picks […]