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Community Coffee Company Hires and Promotes Key Financial Positions

Dec 22, 2014

Baton Rouge, LA – Community Coffee Company announces strategic promotions and new team members to key financial services positions.  Jamey LeBlanc was promoted to Senior Director of Finance and Risk, Kevin Murray was hired as Director of Financial Planning & Analysis and Kennon Breaux was hired as Director of Accounting and Treasury.

“We have had positive record growth and continue to build strong momentum in moving this company forward,” said David Belanger, President and CEO of Community Coffee Company. “I’m pleased to see how our growth has created new opportunities for so many within our company and attracted outstanding talent to the Community Coffee team.” 

Jamey LeBlanc 1James “Jamey” LeBlanc is now the Senior Director of Finance and Risk. LeBlanc, a 15-year veteran with Community Coffee Company, has held a series of progressive positions within the areas of audit, finance, risk, and accounting. In LeBlanc’s new role, he will serve as senior manager over the risk management, legal, and real estate planning areas of the company.  Before joining Community, LeBlanc was a Senior Auditor at KPMG where he gained financial and auditing experience in several industries.  LeBlanc has a master’s in business administration and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Louisiana State University. LeBlanc is a certified public accountant.

Kevin Murray 1Kevin Murray is the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis. Murray earned his bachelor of science in finance from Louisiana State University and his master of business administration from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University. Murray was previously the Vice President of Functional Management for CB&I’s Environmental and Infrastructure group.  With more than ten years of experience, Murray has worked in corporate finance in a series of progressive positions with two Fortune 500 energy companies before coming to work for Community Coffee Company.

Kennon BreauxKennon Breaux is the Director of Accounting and Treasury.  With more than 15 years of experience in the field of finance, Breaux was previously a Director of Accounting and Finance for CB&I’s Fabrication and Manufacturing Services group. She held progressive development roles as Internal Audit Manager, Corporate Accounting Manager, and Divisional Controller.  Prior to those roles, Breaux worked for seven years in public accounting as an Audit Manager at Ernst and Young LLP and Arthur Andersen LLP.  She graduated with honors from Louisiana State University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and is a certified public accountant.

About Community Coffee Company
Now in its 95th year, Community Coffee Company is the largest family-owned and operated coffee brand in America, with four generations of the Saurage family operating the company since its inception.  Founded in 1919, Community Coffee Company is an importer, roaster and distributor of the highest-quality premium coffees and teas, using only 100% select Arabica beans. For additional information, visit or find the brand on Facebook and Twitter.

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