Margaret Lund, advocate and independant consultant appears on Everything Co-op.
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artist: Vernon Oakes title: Margaret Lund is an independent consultant specializing in the areas of community development appears om Everything Co-op., album: Everything Co-op. Vernon interviews Margaret Lund, an independent consultant. Vernon and Margaret discuss her involvement in many facets of the cooperative movement and the role that cooperatives can play in creating a more balanced economy, Margaret Lund is an independent consultant specializing in the areas of community development, finance and shared ownership strategies. Throughout her career, Margaret has worked across cooperative sectors including credit unions, consumer co-ops, housing co-ops, worker co-ops, healthcare and sustainable food systems. Before launching her consulting practice in 2008, Ms. Lund spent 16 years as a small business lender to cooperatives. Ms. Lund is a past member of the board of the U.S. National Cooperative Business Association, where she chaired the Cooperative Development and International Development committees, and a national task force on cooperative capital formation. She also served three terms on the board of Health Partners, the largest consumer-governed healthcare organization in the United States. Past awards include the Howard Bowers Cooperative Service Award from the Consumer Cooperative Managers Association, and the 2014 John Logue Award for "acting as a catalyst for innovation and change" from the Association of Cooperative Educators.