Power of Community: Gaylen Kirkwood

Gaylen's Story

Gaylen’s been working at the co-op, serving our consumer-members in the IT Department, since 2019. She started working on computers over 30 years ago when most people really weren’t sure what they could or should do for you.  Fast forward 30 years she now she is happy to be working to make the computing environment more efficient and user friendly.

When Gaylen is not finding additional ways to improve efficiency you can find her in Sneads Ferry with her family.  She spends her time coaching outstanding Special Olympic athletes in the pool and on the golf course.  One of her favorite athletes is her nephew who also serves as a Global Messenger for Special Olympics.

While she loves the co-op and coaching, Gaylin’s true passion is spending time with her family at the beach.

“Don’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the further you get.”