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Community Coffee Company Promotes General Counsel and Director of Legal

Sep 14, 2018

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Baton Rouge, LA – Community Coffee Company announces the promotion of Jessica Luparello to General Counsel and Director of Legal Services. In her role, Luparello will continue to be responsible for the Company’s overall legal strategy including leading the Company Enterprise Risk Management program, providing in-house legal and corporate governance guidance, coordinating outside legal counsel, and protecting the Company’s intellectual property.

“Jessica‘s passion for our business and her collaborative efforts with our leaders have made her an invaluable business partner and essential member of the senior leadership team,” said Annette Vaccaro, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Community Coffee Company. “With her broad legal and risk management experience, we know that Jessica will make immediate and lasting contributions to Community Coffee.  She understands how to support a growing company.”

Luparello joined Community Coffee in 2014 as Senior Corporate Attorney and the leader of Legal Services.  Previously she worked as an in-house counsel for one of Louisiana’s largest publicly traded companies.  Luparello received her bachelor’s degree from Baylor University and her Juris Doctorate from Southern Methodist University.    

Luparello regularly volunteers with Junior Achievement of Greater Baton Rouge and Acadian and, serves on the Board of Trustees of the Congregation B’nai Israel.  She is a member of the Texas and Louisiana State Bar Associations, the Association of Corporate Counsel, the Baton Rouge Bar Association and the 2018 fall session of the Baton Rouge Business Report Leadership Academy. 

Community Coffee Company

Now in its 99th year, Community Coffee Company houses the largest family-owned and operated retail coffee brand in America and is approaching its Centennial Celebration, which will mark 100 years of stories. Four generations of the Saurage family have operated 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% Arabica coffee beans. For additional information, visit or find the brand on Facebook and Twitter.


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