Our team

Meet the Refuge Family

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

Refuge Staff

Kitti

Role: Founder/CEO
Origin: St. Simons Island, Georgia
Favorite Drink: Cortado
Favorite Music: All types of music
Favorite Book: Anna Karenina

Susan

Role: Chief People Officer
Origin: Atlanta, Georgia
Favorite Drink: Iced Vanilla Latte (with Extra Ice & Extra Vanilla!)
Favorite Music: Anything that leads to a slow dance with Jonn
Favorite Movie: O Brother Where Art Thou?

Danait

Role: Midtown Cafe ManagerĀ 
Origin:
Eritrea
Favorite Drink: Caramel latte
Favorite Music: Slow music
Favorite Movie: Pursuit of Happiness
Favorite Refuge Moment: Job training

Frey

Role: Clarkston Manager
Origin: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Favorite Drink: Black coffee
Favorite Music: Rainy Night In Georgia
Favorite Movie: The Sound of Music

Kaitlin

Role: Catering Interim Manager
Origin: Greenville, SC
Favorite Drink: Iced coconut milk latte with a splash of cinnamon and honey
Favorite Music: Music feeds the soul / so all genres
Favorite Movie: The Proposal

Kerric

Role: Catering Manager
Origin: Little Rock, AR
Favorite Drink: Americano (water)
Favorite Music: Jazz
Favorite Movie: Life

Leon

Role: Customer Experience Coordinator
Origin: Uvira/Luvungi, South Kivu Province,
Democratic Republic of Congo
Favorite Drink: Ginger Peach Tea
Favorite Music: Rumber Music

Steph

Role: Community Engagement and Partnership Coordinator
Origin: Winston-Salem, NC
Favorite Drink: Caramel Macchiato
Favorite Music: Broadway/ Disney
Favorite Movie: Pride and Prejudice

Kyle

Role: Manager of Midtown
Origin: Lubbock, TX
Favorite Drink: Iced Mocha
Favorite Music: Metal šŸ˜
Favorite Movie: No Country for Old Men

Refuge Board Members

Randy Walton, Chairman

CEO and Managing Partner
of The Walton Group, Inc.
Co-Founder ANGL Works Software
Co-Founder Remarkable! Culture Development
Founder of The Barnabas Group Atlanta – 501(c)(3)

Karen Guess, Secretary

Writer and Content Manager,
Kingdom Advisors
and the Ron Blue Institute at
Indiana Wesleyan University

Kenji Kuramoto, Treasurer

CEO/Founder of Acuity

Kitti Murray

Founder of Refuge Coffee Co.

Aaron Fortner

Owner of Canvas Planning Group

Jennifer Garrett

Senior Communications Specialist
at See, Spark, Go

Victoria Machar

Volunteer Coordinator at Safehouse Outreach

Chad Pearson

General Manager at Northpoint Music/Northpoint Ministries

Jared McFadden

VP of Talent and HR Operations of Boosterthon

Bob Day

Founder/President of Covenant Company

Scotland Wright

President at Scotland Wright Associates

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