Gretchen Nelson comes to Food For Thought Antiques with extensive experience in retail, marketing and business management. . Gretchen grew up in Wisconsin and has her BA and MBA degrees from the University of Wisconsin. Her retail experience began in high school when she worked for the family business. More recently, Gretchen owned and operated Black Cat Quilts in San Francisco for 12 years. Prior to that, she worked in marketing communications for a number of environmental engineering firms in the Bay Area. Gretchen lives near Sebastopol with her husband and two adorable cats. She enjoys quilting, knitting, reading, and traveling.