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

Ahmad Alzoukani

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

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: Customer Experience Coordinator
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

Annalisa Keipert

Role: Job Training Coordinator
Origin: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Favorite Drink: Black Coffee or a Caramel Latte made by Danait
Favorite Music: Jack Johnson
Favorite Movie: Nacho Libre
Favorite Moment at Refuge so far: Friendsgiving in 2018 and the legendary deep fried turkey

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

Ali G | Training Supervisor

Ali G

Role: Training Supervisor
Origin: Damascus, Syria
Favorite Drink: Natural Juice
Favorite Music: All music
Favorite Movie: Historical Films
Favorite Refuge Moment: Iftar Dinner

Ali M | Training Supervisor

Ali M

Role: Training Supervisor
Origin: Port Sudan, Sudan
Favorite Drink: Black Coffee
Favorite Music: Indian Music
Favorite Movie: Avatar
Favorite Refuge Moment: Job Training

Refuge Coffee | Our Team | Gracie Moore

Gracie Moore

Role: Community Coordinator
Origin: Orlando, Florida
Favorite Drink: Cappuccino
Favorite Music: Leon Bridges
Favorite Movie: The Peanut Butter Falcon
Favorite Refuge Moment: Community Iftar Dinners

Refuge Coffee Co. Team | Frey


Role: Training Supervisor
Origin: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Favorite Drink: Black coffee
Favorite Music: Rainy Night In Georgia
Favorite Movie: The Sound of Music
Favorite Refuge Moment: Working on the truck with people from different backgrounds and cultures

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