General Manager


Co-op head shots for board membersThe Board of Directors of the Belfast Cooperative is pleased to announce the hiring of Interim General Manager, Doug Johnson, as our permanent General Manager.

Most recently serving as Marketing Manager here at the Co-op, Doug brings 15 years of work experience in cooperatives and 4 years serving on co-op boards to his new role. The Board is confident that Doug will continue the financial and institutional growth of the Co-op during his tenure, utilizing his experience, his outstanding work ethic, and his genuine desire to make the Co-op succeed.

Department Managers

Stan-1Stan Belch, Facilities Manager, 2014-present

Rosemary-1Rosemary Townsend, Human Resources Manager, 2013-present


Jeremy Peskoe, Store Operations Manager, 2016-present

Alex Cobbs, Meat & Cheese Manager, 2015-present

Carisa Carney, Marketing Manager, 2016-present

Sofia Harjung, Produce Manager, 2016-present

Susan Fahlberg-Hansen, Front-End Manager, 2016-present

Poly-1Poly Collins, Deli Manager, 2015-present


Judith O'Donovan, Grocery Manager, 2016-present

Zafra-1Zafra Whitcomb, Finance & Information Systems Manager, 2007-present


Center Store Buyers

Jesse Waryck, Grocery and Bulk buyer since 2014
Ronald "Goldy" Goldstein, Bread and Snacks buyer since 1994
Rani Howe, Wellness buyer since 2003
Cheryl White, General Merchandise and Pets buyer since 2002
Mikey Knowles, Dairy and Frozen buyer since 2016
Leo Coronado, Beer and Wine buyer since 2016

& everyone else!

Cashiers, stockers, kitchen staff, maintenance, promotions and education folks... We are so lucky to have them all!