Critical Cogs

"Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success."
--Henry Ford

Nathan Donaldson –  Nathan works on our production line. He brings energy and a friendly demeanor to our team.

Riley Kampff – Riley does it all!! She helps in the office, fills orders and packs coffee. Sweet, energetic, and always helpful, that’s Riley.

Kyle BarberKyle works in our warehouse. Kyle has great organizational skills and great attention to detail which is a huge asset for us.

Ed Paulsen – Ed is our roaster. A classically trained musician, a home brewer, a mixologist, and a talented cook. Ed brings intelligence, passion, a natural curiosity as well as creativity every day. Our coffee is in good hands with Ed.

Jason Buttram – Jason is our Territory Manager for Southwest Missouri. He delivers product and performs preventive maintenance and service work on our customers' equipment, and he does it all with a smile!


Dave Donaldson – Dave is our Territory Supervisor for St. Louis.
“Double D,” as we like to call him, always has a great attitude and much admiration for all of his customers.

Tina Dubuque – Tina works part time in the office assisting Kim. Whether it’s answering the phones, entering an order or handling a service call, Tina is available to wear multiple hats.


Amy Halloran – Amy is our sales support specialist. She is the friendly voice answering the phone and processes orders, and takes care of any number of other things to keep us humming. 
Ramona McBride – Besides being Charley’s mom, she’s also in charge of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable. She is a mother of four and grandmother of four. Her nickname is the “velvet hammer.”
Tim Miller - Supports the growing Saint Louis area as our second Territory Manager. Tim works hard to assure our customer always have product on hand. 
Justin Pruitt - Helping Paul to operates the equipment that packages our coffee and tea. Welcome aboard Justin!
Bryan Rickert – Bryan is our assistant Roast Master. A former art teacher, he has always had a passion for coffee! Bryan's favorite line is, “I can’t believe I get paid to drink coffee!”
Mason Husk – oversees our FedEx shipping desk. Almost half of our customers throughout the country receive their orders via FedEx.

Mason does a wonderful job juggling all this each and every day.

Jenna Etherington - a competitive swimmer in her youth and now is a mom to two wonderful girls.

She brings energy, attention to detail and a warm smile every day.