• Experience

Roaster, Partners Coffee (Jul 2017-Present)

  • Production roasting using Probat P25 and UG-22 drum roasters
  • Cleaning and basic machine maintenance
  • Familiarity with all aspects of the production process from receiving green coffee to fulfilling finished orders
  • Participation in quality control of green coffee, roasted coffee, and brewed coffee across multiple production and retail sites
  • Experience traveling to producing regions to source coffee

Sales Associate, Greenpoint Trading (Dec 2019-Present)

  • Retail sales of culinary spices, seasoning blends, and locally produced specialty food products and accessories

Roaster, West End Coffee Roasters (May 2015-May 2017)

  • Production roasting using a Diedrich IR-24 drum roaster
  • Sample roasting using a Sonofresco fluid bed roaster
  • Cleaning and basic machine maintenance
  • Experience developing and pitching coffee blends to wholesale customers
  • Experience sourcing, roast profiling, and launching special release “Roaster’s Reserve” coffees
  • Involvement in a production facility relocation, including the disassembly and re-assembly of pallet racking and re-installation of roasting equipment


B.A. Philosophy, Furman University (2011-2015)

  • Recipient of Odell Humanities Scholarship
  • Awarded undergraduate best submission for “Beyond the Artworld: the Aesthetics of Outsider Art,” South Carolina Society for Philosophy, 2015
  • “Beyond the Artworld: the Aesthetics of Outsider Art” published in Furman Humanities Review, 2015
  • Awarded second place prize for “Responding to Blanshard: Moral Nihilism and Kierkegaard’s Teleological Suspension of the Ethical,” Southern Appalachian Undergraduate Philosophy Conference, 2014
  • Leadership positions held with WPLS Radio, Furman Creative Collaborative, TEDxFurmanU, Reformed University Fellowship, and Student Detectives

Skills and Certifications

  • Forklift operator
  • Cropster Roasting Software
  • Certified Beer Server
  • Writing and copy editing
  • Basic web development and design
  • HTML, CSS; comfort troubleshooting PHP, Javascript/jQuery
  • Photoshop, InDesign
  • Levity