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Tlingit & Haida Promote Schoonover to Café Manager

Oct 20, 2020 | Alaska Native, Right Moves

Right Moves - Alison Schoonover

Central Council of Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Tlingit & Haida) is pleased to announce the promotion of Alison Schoonover to Sacred Grounds Café Manager. Schoonover joined the Sacred Grounds team in 2017 as a barista with six years of experience in the café community.
As the Sacred Grounds Café Manager, Schoonover will oversee the hiring and training of new baristas, work directly with staff to expand the Sacred Grounds Café brand, and develop and execute sales and profit plans that are in line with budgetary goals to ensure profitable operations.

Schoonover, nicknamed Shagleit, is Wooshkeetaan from Hoonah, Alaska. She grew up in Juneau and has been making espresso since she was 16 years old. She plans to complete her bachelor’s in small business management and hopes to open her own café one day. She loves creating new, fun drinks and she’s always working on her newest latte art. The only things she loves more than coffee are her pets, Tobi and Sarge.

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