Chain Leader:

Dunn Bros Coffee Franchising, Inc., a market leader in specialty coffee, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dunn Bros Coffee Chief Financial Officer, Kim Plahn, as President and CFO. In her new role, Plahn will oversee company operations and spearhead strategic company growth opportunities.

“Much of my experience is with organizations that have growth opportunities. We’re at a point now, with nearly 100 stores in our system, where we have strong opportunities to grow by leveraging a strong brand that’s recognized for our commitment to quality, the neighborhoods we serve, and socially responsible business practices,” says Plahn. “Our model encompasses the freshest roasted coffee, local store ownership and social and ethical support of our local and farmer communities. We intend to expand upon our capabilities of connecting people through coffee experiences and will launch new initiatives and products that are consistent with our brand.”