University of Wisconsin–Madison

Pam Menhert

General Manager, Outpost Natural Foods

Pam Menhert head shot

Pam Mehnert is general manager of Outpost Natural Foods Cooperative in Milwaukee, WI and has worked for the co-op over the past thirty-seven years. Outpost currently operates four store locations, a Market Café, and a wholesale division of their business, generating more than $48 million in annual sales. Under Pam’s leadership the co-op relocated it’s original store, opened three additional locations, and has undertaken numerous remodels and expansions. Pam previously served on the board of directors for the National Co-op Grocers for twelve years, was a founding director of Local First Milwaukee, and has a lifetime of co-op memories she is happy to share over a beer or two with anyone who asks!