We promise to leave our mark on everyone who experiences Refuge Coffee Co. by making you feel welcome. We will be friendly, reliable and consistent. You will not only experience quality and cleanliness, but we will uphold food service to the highest safety standards. Your experience with Refuge will always be agendaless, multicultural, simple and safe

Support Staff

Ahmad Alzoukani

Role: Catering Manager
Origin: Damascus, Syria
Favorite Drink: Americano
Favorite Music: Dance Music
Favorite Movie: Real Steel
Favorite Refuge Moment: Staff Meetings

Sonia Crawley

Role: Community Engagement Coordinator
Origin: Kenya, E. Africa/South Boston, VA
Favorite Drink: Iced Hibiscus Tea
Favorite Music: Traditional music around the world
Favorite Movie: A Family That Preys
Favorite Refuge Moment: Hearing a new friend’s story, while sipping tea or coffee!

Jessica Darnell

Role: Clarkston Liaison
Origin: Calgary, Canada
Favorite Drink: Americano
Favorite Music: Ziggy Marley
Favorite Book: Harry Potter
Favorite Refuge Memory: Dance parties

Kitti Murray

Role: Founder/CEO
Origin: St. Simons Island, Georgia
Favorite Drink: Cortado
Favorite Music: All types of music
Favorite Book: Anna Karenina
Favorite Refuge Moment: A trainee’s first day

Leon Shombana

Role: Garage Manager
Origin: Uvira/Luvungi, South Kivu Province,
Democratic Republic of Congo
Favorite Drink: Ginger Peach Tea
Favorite Music: Rumber Music
Favorite Refuge Moment: Meeting with the trainees

Walt Anderson

Role: Chief Operating Officer
Origin: Goldsboro, North Carolina
Favorite Drink: Vanilla Latte
Favorite Music: Classic Rock
Favorite Movie: Rocky IV
Favorite Refuge Moment: A customer’s first visit to our special corner of Clarkston

Sage Gray

Role: Social Media Coordinator
Origin: Masan, South Korea
Favorite Drink: Iced Americano
Favorite Music: Acoustic, Classical
Favorite Movie: Titanic
Favorite Moment at Refuge so far: Ahmad & Marianna’s Wedding

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4170 E Ponce de Leon Ave

Clarkston, GA 30021




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