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The Family Biz Show

Dec 29, 2023

Ep 95 - Brewing Up Success: Turning Coffee into a Family Empire 

In this episode of the Family Biz Show, we sat down with Lisa Smoot from San Francisco Bay Coffee. Lisa, who is a regular listener of our podcasts on her incredible daily commute, shares the incredible journey of her family's business, from a bankrupt company to a thriving $200 million enterprise.

Lisa opened up about her personal experiences of entering the family business and the challenges they faced along the way, the company's strong partnership with Costco and how it has contributed to their growth and her commitment to employee development and the significance of investing in their team members' growth and well-being.  



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