Bert founded Rollin’ Oats with Larry Schwartz in June 1994. He is originally from Charlotte, North Carolina, but has been in the local area for over 35 years. He graduated from Emory University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and has a professional background in specialty and natural foods.
As the co-founder of the customer-focused store, interacting with the customers is what makes Rollin’ Oats most enjoyable for him. He has a loving wife, two sons and two grandchildren. He strongly endorses his favorite product, Henry and Lisa’s Wild Salmon, and enjoys showing customers his favorite wines around the store. His goal is to make Rollin’ Oats a permanent, local institution. He is most proud of his sons and grandchildren, faces you see often at the store.