Michael Peroni is the Executive Director of the Northwest Agriculture Business Center (NABC). NABC provides professional-level business development and expansion resources and hands-on technical support to agricultural producers and other agriculture-related business. Mike has a passion for building collaborative relationships and managing the delivery of services that fulfill the mission of the organization. Mike has over 30 years of experience in leadership roles in regional agriculture in western Washington, and extensive knowledge of agricultural business formation and management, brand support, public/private partnerships, market development, and regulatory compliance. Mike has worked in the private sector as well as for public agencies and private non-profits. As the leader of a team dedicated to developing solutions to issues facing agriculture in western Washington, Mike facilitates the organizational development and ongoing management of producer-owned cooperatives; the development of agricultural infrastructure; and the management of multiple complex and ambitious grants serving the agricultural community.