Nicholas Varvares was a longshot Marine wannabe when he first met recruiter D.J. Emert. Today they both work as store managers in the Fort Wayne, Ind., area and share a deep and abiding bond.
Starbucks plans to deepen its investment in the community and open its first store in Bed-Stuy, at 774 Broadway, dedicated to supporting local jobs and economic development.
Growing up, Starbucks partner Andrew Pearce didn’t expect to pursue a college education after finishing high school. But now his barista skills are helping him succeed in the Starbucks College Achievement Plan, studying tech entrepreneurship and management through Arizona State University.
Mo risked his life to help the U.S. military as an interpreter in Iraq. Now, as his partners at work help him navigate a new land, he is expanding their world views. Today, on World Refugee Day, Starbucks is announcing its commitment to hire of 2,500 refugees in Europe.
Starbucks Canada has committed to hiring at least 1,000 refugees by 2022. Store manager Dan Ardona is playing a key role in that.
A year ago Monday, Brandon Wolf was at Pulse nightclub when a gunman killed 49 people. Among them were his best friend, Drew Leinonen, and Leinonen’s partner. Now the Starbucks district manager is devoted to keeping their legacy alive by working toward building unity.
Starbucks and the Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services partner to create a new program designed to provide retail training for individuals with disabilities.
A former Air Force firefighter struggled to find his way in the civilian world until a brief encounter pointed him toward a career at Starbucks.