Jerry McGeorge is a lifelong organic consumer who has been with CROPP Cooperative for the past seventeen years, holding numerous positions over the years. Currently, Jerry is a member of the management team as director of cooperative affairs, through which he oversees government affairs, legal affairs, human resources and investor relations. Additionally, creation of cooperative policies and support for CROPP's board of directors fall under his purview. Jerry is actively involved in the start-up and development of cooperatives and has consulted with several co-ops during their start-up phase. He currently serves as chairman of the National Cooperative Business Association board of directors and is a past member of the board of directors for the Viroqua Food Co-op, a natural foods co-op located in his hometown. Jerry earned a bachelorís of social work degree from Middle Tennessee State University. He enjoys spending time with his wife and three boys playing sports and enjoying the great outdoors.