King’s Hill Roaster’s mission is to keep profits moving back into the communities where their coffee beans originated. While benevolent capitalism might seem like an oxymoron, the idea has been gaining traction, if not attention. Read more about how Dan and Melody Hues are blazing trails in the coffee roasting space.
Shelbi Wescott began working for Merchant Maverick in 2019 after 17 years as a journalism educator and publications advisor, where she has extensive knowledge of newsroom systems and editorial workflows. She has overseen multiple print and online publications and mentored hundreds of emerging writers. Shelbi is also an award-winning journalist, published author, and former small business owner with a Master of Arts in Teaching from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon.