Wendy Walter

Position title: Human Development Manager

Website: Oryana Community Co-op

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Wendy Walter is the Human Development Manager at Oryana Community Co-op, located in Traverse City, Michigan. During her 13 years at the co-op she has seen the team grow from a 1 person HD (HR) team supporting a staff of 80 at one store to a 4 person HD team supporting a staff of 200+ at three retail locations (two stores and an offsite café). Prior experience in the banking industry and as a Peace Corps Volunteer has provided a wide variety of perspectives, supporting Wendy in working to meet one of the Oryana Ends – a Model Workplace which demonstrates a professional culture of mutual support and open communications, which is based on the balance of personal and organizational needs.