All Natural Strategies, LLC
Corinne Shindelar is deeply rooted in natural and organic foods. She has the vision to see what is needed, the tenacity to fight for what is right, and the diplomatic skills to make it happen. She is an effective, inspirational leader who believes purpose driven culture and economic diversity are key to long-term success. Her entrepreneurial spirit, passion and resource efficient attitude has proven instrumental throughout her journey.
An active participant in the cooperative community she led successful retail grocery operations in MN, co-founded National Co-op Grocers (NCG), and was the Founder of Independent Natural Foods Retailers Association (INFRA). As President/CEO of INFRA, Corinne created unprecedented collaboration that resulted in securing lucrative long-term contractual partnerships throughout the supply chain. NCG and INFRA continue to thrive as pillars of the natural products industry, exceeding expectations to stay competitive in an ever-changing environment.
Corinne has received many awards, including being named NBJ’s “Most Influential Person in the Industry” and Progressive Grocers “Top Executive Woman in Grocery”. NFM named her one of “40 Unforgettable Founders” in the natural products industry in 2020.
Throughout her career she has served on numerous corporate and non-profit boards and is considered an expert in governance. She has been instrumental in facilitating pre-competitive partnerships that have resulted in significant contributions to today’s natural and organic market. She currently serves as the Board Chair of the Climate Collaborative, Naturally Minnesota, and Organic Voices. Along with regular contributions to Hirshberg Entrepreneur Institute, a Loft IVP and author in industry publications.
After over 40 years in the business of leading organizations, she started All Natural Strategies. This current endeavor engages in board development, leadership coaching, strategic roadmap planning, contract negotiations and c-suite advisory services. Corinne continues her mission to build communities that strengthen actions for good.