“The Cooperative Fund of New England regards the expertise and experience that the Independent Retailers Shared Services Cooperative has within the retail grocery market as a critical factor in our ability to finance the loan with the Island Employee Cooperative. The professionalism and knowledge that Mark exhibited during the entire process was exceptional and we would recommend any independent retailer looking for business management and due diligence assistance in converting to a cooperative to seek out the services of the Independent Retailers Shared Services Cooperative. You will be very pleased that you did!”