Mike Benzin

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East Aurora Co-op Market

Mike Benzin has served as a board member and Treasurer of the East Aurora Co-op since 2011, shortly after its founding.  In addition to performing the traditional functions of Treasurer and bookkeeper, Mike has been involved with pro forma development, site selection, lease negotiation, capital campaign operations, construction, outside financing, and other start-up related tasks.  As a non-profit manager and fundraiser, Mike has used his professional experience to help the Co-op with corporate governance, back office operations and community advocacy initiatives.  The Western New York native, a believer in wholesome and locally-grown foods, also understand how cooperative food markets can meet the dietary challenges faced by people with food allergies and sensitivities.


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