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 to assure the quality of our packaging is in tiptop shape. His friendly demeanor and natural curiosity of the industry makes him essential to our team.


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


Ed Paulsen – Ed is our roaster. A classically trained musician, home brewer, and loving father and husband. Ed brings intelligence, passion, 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 – Sales support specialist. Amy is the friendly voice answering the phone to processes orders, place service calls, and think quickly when a problem arises to help keep us humming.
Ramona McBride – Head of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable. As a mother of four, grandmother of ten, and veteran restaurant manager, she knows how to corral a bit of chaos. With her soft words that can pack-a-punch, shes earned her title of the “velvet hammer."
Tim Miller - With his love for local live music and STL hockey, Tim's familiarity with the greater St. Louis area is exactly what makes him perfect as a Territory Manager.  Tim works hard to assure our customer always have product on hand, and a smile on their faces.
Bryan Rickert – Assistant Roast Master. A former art teacher and practicing poet with an expansive pallet, Bryan brings in a disciplined yet creative approach to roasting. His favorite line is, “I can’t believe I get paid to drink coffee!”

Jenna Etherington - Former competitive swimmer, talented baker, and active mom of two, Jenna oversees everything that leaves and comes into the warehouse. She brings energy, attention to detail and a can-do attitude every day.