Tom Kalchik

Tom Kalchik

Extension Specialist

Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
Michigan State University

524 S Shaw Lane, Rm 101
Farrall Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824

517 432 8751, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


Biographical Information

Tom was  Program Director (part time) in the Michigan State University Product Center, working to to assist cooperative formation groups or existing cooperatives.  From September 2003 – May 2013 he was the Associate Director of the Center.

The Product Center is a unit provides a state-wide network of Innovation Counselors to assist individuals who wish to develop new products or services related to food, agriculture, natural resources and the bioeconomy, as well as existing businesses wishing to expand in these areas.

He has 25 years of experience in the food processing business.  He joined MSUE in 2000 and became Associate Director of the MSU Product Center in 2003.