Houston, TX. –-(Ammoland.com)- Operator Coffee (OC) is now under new ownership, maintains Veteran owned/Texas roasted status, and is pleased to announce the hire of Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Sara Mellado.
The original founder and CEO Zack Weisenberger and partners are pleased to announce the sale of Operator Coffee, effective mid-October 2018. The company has maintained Veteran ownership and stays within the Anteris Alliance family which Operator Coffee has been a part of since shortly after launching in summer of 2017.
“We could not be happier than to see the brand that has been so close to our hearts, continuing on in the market under great new ownership with some great friends,” stated Weisenberger. “We have decided to move on due to life changes in career and at home, and we are proud to see this mission carry on to honor and support our men and women of service, and continue to serve our awesome customers.”
The new ownership officially announces the appointment of Ms. Sara Mellado as the CEO of Operator Club, LLC, dba Operator Coffee. Sara brings volumes of pertinent knowledge and experience to the position having previously served professionally over the past 10 years, in the roles of Coffee Shop Owner, Customer Service Manager, Director of Sales and Business Development, Director of IT, Graphic Design business ownership, and Vice President of Events for a number of companies in industries to include coffee, sporting goods, outdoors, human resources, graphic design, IT, and aviation.
“I am honored to step into this role and carry on the Operator Coffee brand. As a lifelong supporter of our military and first responders, and lover of coffee and business, this position is a perfect fit for me. I look forward to working with new ownership and the Anteris Alliance to take Operator Coffee to new heights and earn many new customers!” said Mellado.
Operator Coffee has already started to make some moves announcing the new Operator Club subscription program for monthly coffee shipments, as well as free shipping on orders over $60.00, OC Ambassador program, and a brand new dealer program. Mellado and her team have plans for new roasts and some great new partnerships bringing together Veterans, First Responders, and coffee to drive awareness, business growth, honor of our service men and women, and direct growing and measurable support to a number of great charities. Operator Coffee will be on site at Alliance Week in Las Vegas in January as well as at SHOT show.
Every Operator Coffee roast supports several outstanding Veteran and/or First Responder charities to include Special Operations Wounded Warriors (SOWW); OATH Inc; Wheelchairs for Warriors with plans for more in the near future.
Operator Coffee is proud to support these and other great charities, and when you purchase coffee from Operator Coffee you are making this possible! We are very thankful for our customers who support our brand, and assist us in our mission and vision. In the coming months, there will be many new exciting announcements for Operator Coffee – Strength and Honor in Every Cup!
We are also part of a great network of partner companies, the Anteris Alliance – www.anterisalliance.com. This is a group of over 50, Patriot owned, manufacturers and service providers who are working in community to support each other, and do more to support our Vets and First Responders together than we could do alone. Become a member of this great network today and you will receive invites to special events, an awesome member pack, and great discounts on Alliance company products, including 20% off Operator Coffee!
Interested Manufacturers, Dealers, and Individuals can visit www.anterisalliance.com for more details and also follow Anteris Alliance on social media on all major platforms – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter!