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  • Owner, Little Ripper Coffee Born and raised in Melbourne Australia I moved to the US 13 years ago and decided to work in Restaurants. In NYC I found work as a bar-back initially until an Aussie friend ...
  • SpecialtyCoffee.com Consulting and Supplies- Robert received his early coffee training with Alfred Peet and Peet’s Coffee.  Subsequently, he joined one of the leading roaster manufacturers, Probat, an ...
  • Experiences Coordinator, Monin Ryan has been with Monin since 2008, taking a small 5-year break to teach Middle School English. She came back to the coffee world in 2020 and dove right into marketing. ...
  • Co-Founder, Good Times Service & Maintenance Sarah has been an espresso tech for the past 7+ years, having worked as a tech in Seattle, New York & Los Angeles, and is the co-founder of Good Times Serv ...
  • Southwest Sales Director, La Marzocco USA Shad Baiz is the Southwest Sales Director for La Marzocco USA and spends his days helping cafe owners and coffee entrepreneurs determine the right espresso an ...
  • Founder & CEO, Sip & Sonder Shanita has a passion for entrepreneurship, community building and coffee! She is the co-founder and co-CEO of Sip & Sonder, a coffee house and roastery where coffee, commu ...
  • Junior Trader, RGC Coffee Stephanie Alcala is a trader specializing in sustainable coffee supply chains. She works for RGC Coffee, a family-owned importer whose robust in-house supply chain sustainabi ...
  • Owner, Copa Vida Café Currently the owner of Copa Vida Café (10 locations) as well as it’s sister roasting company, True Beans Coffee Roasters and it’s parent, HNF & Associates, Steve Chang has been i ...
  • Marketing, ALTO Cold Brew Steven Burgos is on the marketing team of ALTO Cold Brew. He is passionate about connecting people through coffee. Click here to learn more and see what sessions Steven is sp ...
  • Store Manager, Caffe Vita Terika Raak currently works for Caffe Vita as a Store Manager.  She has been in the industry for more than 17 years and continues to get excited about learning new things eac ...
  • Coffee Education Manager, Sucafina Tim Heinze is the Coffee Education Manager at Sucafina and Director of The Center, an online educational platform. He has a Master of Agriculture from Texas A&M Univ ...
  • National Sales Manager, Design & Layout Services Tom Palm has 25 years of experience in the restaurant and foodservice industry. He is the founder of Design & Layout Services, a company specializing i ...
  • Co-Founder, Offset Coffee Vernon is a Los Angeles based business owner, operator, and investor in the Hospitality, Real Estate, and Transportation sectors. He is a Founder of Offset Coffee Roasters, S ...