Roz is Co-owner/founder White’s Grocers– Mooloolah, Bli Bli, Mt Coolum & Peregian Beach. Over the past 23 years the supermarket business has evolved and grown from a small convenience store to 4 multi-award winning IGA supermarkets. White’s IGA focus on supporting other local business providers, suppliers and growers which means they stock 100’s of local products. Roz is a passionate small business advocate having held leadership positions including board chair and is a professional member of various industry groups. Roz is a regular speaker at trade and industry events including providing insights through the University of the Sunshine Coast and Innovation Centre. She is the current vice-president of the Sunshine Coast Business Women’s Network and an active community volunteer having founded and organised many community events and fundraisers for over a decade. White’s IGA have generated $100 000 back to the community through charity events, fundraisers, donations and sponsorships just in the past 12 months. Roz is a volunteer director with Montrose Therapy & Respite Services and a volunteer advisory member of the Queensland Community Foundation (Sunshine Coast).
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