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Contact Cindy Sorensen or Christine Walsh to learn how we can help develop leadership in purpose, people and products in your organization.


Cindy Sorensen, CEO

Cindy Sorensen, CEO

I am an innovative, progressive Business Development leader with extensive customer experience in consumer packaged goods (CPG). My expertise is in business development and relationship management, along with a strong background in marketing communications, trade fund planning, fact-based analysis, food broker management and category management. In my role as CEO of The Grocery Group, I work with retailers, manufacturers and food startups, to develop leadership in purpose, people and products. I also work collaboratively with colleges and universities to help build career development skills and to identify careers in the grocery industry.

I am currently serving as the Vice President, Membership, on the executive committee of the board of directors for Women Grocers of America, a program of the National Grocers Association.

One of the highlights of my career was being recognized as the 2017 Woman of the Year for Women Grocers of America, a program of the National Grocer’s Association.

Christine Walsh, CMO

Christine Walsh, CMO

Experienced and effective sales, marketing and business development leader specializing in the food industry segments of retail, wholesale, private label, food safety, technology and traceability.

Have yielded excellent results by leveraging expertise in research, marketing, merchandising, supply chain logistics, sales and business development…with an emphasis in examining relevant trends and business intelligence to assist organizations in brand positioning, customer segmentation, marketing, product positioning and digital strategies for long-term, sustainable growth.

Strong management, leadership, and organizational skills, with the ability to coordinate, direct and inspire the productivity of cross-functional teams while managing a large number of complex projects simultaneously.

Extensive experience in developing and delivering high-level presentations to business leaders and at industry conferences. Experience also extends to university level teaching and business level training to internal associates and external business partners.