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Our Team

The Co-op's daily operation is run by an amazing, supremely dedicated staff of professionals and volunteers. Everyone on our team is focused on nourishing our community and creating a safe and comfortable environment for members, customers and friends.  


Jacinda Montague - General Manager

Jacinda is a native New Hampshire resident; she enjoys and appreciates the beauty each season brings. 

Jacinda graduated from Plymouth State University with a BS in Business and a Minor in Sociology. 

Jacinda is grateful to be welcomed as the General Manager of the Co-op, an organization which shares her values of supporting local, sustainable and organic agriculture as well as promoting balanced nutrition as an integral part of overall health and well-being. 

Jacinda's hobbies include gardening, reading and hiking with her better half.


Ivette Ruiz Babylon, CPA - Bookkeeper

Member of the Co-op's Founding Management team in 2017; Ivette established the initial bookkeeping and POS systems

BS, The University of Florida

Master of Professional Accounting, The University of Texas at Austin

Prior to starting her own firm, Babylon Consulting LLC, Ivette was with Coopers & Lybrand, LLC as well as MasTec,Inc. a publicly traded telecommunications infrastructure provider. While with MasTec, Ivette was with the M&A team and subsequently became the company's Corporate Controller. 

Ivette serves as the Co-op's outsourced bookkeeper and has held this role since 2020.

She serves on the Board of Directors for several Wolfeboro area non profit organizations. When not working Ivette can be found in her garden, sailing with her husband, horseback riding, or cycling with her dogs.


Samantha Allen - Team Member

Bio pending


Michelle Davis - Assistant Manager

Michelle is no stranger to the Lakes Region. She is originally from Hollis, NH and after 20 years away from the area (unless you count summer visits), she has returned to make Tuftonboro her home.  

Michelle holds a BA from Boston University in Business and Economics and worked in the field of finance for many years.  

Organic foods and supporting local farmers has become Michelle's passion. She understands the impact that food can have on a person's health and well being and is excited to be a member of the Co-op's in store team.  

When not at the store, Michelle can be found gardening, meditating or walking her dog Winnie in the woods.  


Chris Walsh - Team Member

Originally from Massachusetts, but a long time New Hampshire resident living in Moultonborough, Chris has an extensive background in the natural foods market.

She most recently was a team member at Lakes Region Nutrition Center in Meredith. 

Chris is a Licensed Massage Therapist and Yoga Instructor.


When not in the store, Chris enjoys gardening and spending time with her grandchildren.


Emily Ayers - Team Member

Bio pending

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