The Green Bean Roasting Company
Owner: Jenifer Schreiber and Vanessa DeLisio
Location: York, PA
Business: Coffee Company and Café
Purpose of Loan: Start-Up Costs
Impact: Economic Security
Jennifer Schreiber and Vanessa DeLisio are the founders of one of downtown York’s hottest coffee spots, The Green Bean Roasting Company.The former college friends both have extensive experience and knowledge of coffee industry. These savvy businesswomen saw an opportunity to not only open their own business, but to also play an integral role in further developing York’s prospering business community.
Jennifer and Vanessa came to Community First Fund for a loan to start up their retail and wholesale coffee operation. Since then, the upscale and eco-friendly café has garnered a reputation for offering the highest quality coffee with impeccable customer service. In addition to the coffeehouse, The Green Bean also includes a wholesale operation which provides freshly roasted coffee beans to restaurants, offices and other business establishments.