Debra is the Business Development Representative in the Northeast Region for Stockton Graham & Co. Having been in the specialty coffee market since 2000, Debra has done everything from owning and running her own coffee shop to directing a specialty coffee division for a food center. Her goal is to meet her customer’s needs at any cost.
Debra is very experienced in the specialty coffee world with certificates from the SCAA in Introduction to Espresso, Hands on Espresso, Brewing Fundamentals and Comparative Cupping, and she is a SCAA Certified Level 1 Barista and an SCAA Certified Golden Cup Technician. Debra also boasts a BGA Certificate: Customer Service, Certificate in Professional Development for Baristas, Stockton Graham Coffee College and Stockton Graham Barista Certifications, a Serve Safe Certification and she has also been known to volunteer for SCAA at regional Barista Championships. Most recently, she was chosen to serve as a judge at the 2013 CoffeeFest America’s Best Coffeehouse competition in New York City.
Favorite Coffee: Sumatra. “I love its heavy body, low acidity and earthiness. My favorite drink is Americano because it is fresh, has body and is rich with flavor.”
When she’s not working, Debbie can be found in her kitchen cooking delicious fresh foods with local vegetables and herbs from her garden. She loves spending time with her husband and five kids, and drinking her coffee each morning in the company of her cat.