Rose Marie Klee

Rose Marie Klee

Rose Marie Klee

Leadership Development & Governance Coach
RM Klee Consulting, LLC

Areas of Expertise:

  • Practical strategies and solutions for complicated governance problems
  • Leadership development
  • Meeting and group facilitation
  • Cultivating and maintaining professional, collaborative, and supportive relationships
  • Fundamental concepts of governance


  • Cultivated governance practice program
  • Facilitated a board’s ability to wisely make complicated decisions in the face of risk and uncertainty
  • Coached boards in managing general manager performance issues
  • Grew novice directors into successful board chairs
  • Numerous Consumer Cooperative Management Association (CCMA) presentations on topics ranging from financial oversight to board perpetuation, to maintaining collaborative culture in times of stress
  • Board President at Wheatsville Food Co-op in Austin, Texas

Rose Marie has the rare combination of passion, attention to detail, and dedication that is required to be the great leader she has proven herself to be. I have worked with her on two boards, and her ability to stay focused on the important issues, distill complex concepts, and mediate tough topics has always impressed me greatly. Her addition to the Columinate team is to the great benefit of the co-op community.

Mark Wochner, Former Board President, Black Star Co-op, Austin, Texas

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