Meet Our Managers

David Durfee, General Manager

David Durfee, our General Manager, knows the Berkshires well, having grown up in New Lebanon, NY and lived in Shaftsbury, VT since 2000. He graduated from Williams in 1983 and has an MBA from Cornell. His background in business, budgeting … Continue reading

Renate Kopynec, Operations Manager

Renate Kopynec, our Operations Manager, grew up in various towns in the Northeast, including three years on a farm in upstate New York. Her family grew their own food as well as raising goats, chickens and ducks. She joined her … Continue reading

Leigh-Anne Nicastro, Produce, Meat & Cheese Manager

Leigh-Anne Nicastro, our Produce, Meat and Cheese Manager, joined Wild Oats in November 2010. A graduate of the University of San Francisco and the Culinary Institute of America, she has more than 15 years of experience in the food & … Continue reading

Nicole Delmolino, Grocery Manager

Nicole Delmolino, our Grocery & Wellness Manager, joined Wild Oats in the Fall of 2008. She came to Wild Oats from a local retail business, where she worked as Assistant Manager. At Wild Oats, Nicole oversees grocery, dairy, frozen foods, … Continue reading

Nancy Hammann, Customer Service Manager

Nancy Hammann, our Customer Service & Front End Manager, is a┬ánative of Sarnia, Ontario. Nancy joined Wild Oats Market in 2009 as Wellness Buyer. Shortly after, she also began working some shifts on the front end and assisted with the … Continue reading

Jackie Pearson, Prepared Foods Manager

Jackie Pearson, our Prepared Foods Manager, is a North Adams native and a graduate of MCLA, where she received her BA in Mathematics. Jackie joined Wild Oats Market in 2011 as Grocery Buyer, and later worked in the Wild Oats … Continue reading

Tierney Beck, Finance & Human Resource Manager

Tierney Beck, our Finance & Human Resource Manager, joined Wild Oats in 2009. Her prior employment experience includes an eclectic range of occupations from working for the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid (yes, she was at the Miracle on … Continue reading