Owner, The Sperry Group
Tim Sperry brings 25 years of retail experience to his consulting to natural, organic and specialty companies. The bulk of that experience was in purchasing management at Whole Foods Market, during its rapid growth from 10 stores to over 250. Since 2006, Tim has been consulting for the Tim Sperry Group working on go-to-market strategies for small, medium and large companies. His long career in retail gives him insights into retail strategies and execution, especially relevant in these days of tectonic shifts in the retail landscape. He also speaks on "Navigating the Waters of Whole Foods Market at seminars in the U.S. and abroad. In 2013 he expanded his consultancy to include “nonGMO Navigation," a resource for companies as they enter into the world of non-GMO verification of their products. He also sits on boards and advisory boards of companies in the industry. Several board roles involved companies that have been sold to strategic acquirers.