General Manager


The general manager for the North Flint Food Market is Arlene Wilborn. She joins the co-op with over 26 years of experience working with Meijer stores.  She was born in Mobile, Alabama, but was raised in Flint where she attended Brownell Elementary, Holmes Middle School and Flint Northern High School.  She attended the University of Detroit - Mercy and the University of Michigan – Flint.

During her tenure with Meijer, she started as a regular team member eventually making her way up into various leadership roles in the company.  Her areas of expertise include the following:

          • Safety & Compliance
          • Diversity & Inclusion
          • HIPAA Training
          • Staff Development
          • Operations Management
          • Employee Engagement
          • Customer Service
          • Hiring & Training
          • Team Leadership

Arlene has deep roots in our community.  She has been married to her husband Corey, who is also a native of Flint, for over 18 years and they are raising their two sons in the area.