"We are Hunter Bay" is a special series of staff profiles, to celebrate the passionate, creative people that help crank out exceptional coffee for over two decades.
Name: Benjamin Cherrington
Current position: Operations Manager / Director
Hometown: Hillsborough, New Hampshire
How do you spend your time when you're not at Hunter Bay? "Camping and cooking with my girlfriend and dragging her to live concerts with me."
What are some hobbies of yours? "Mountain Biking and listening to trap music."
If you could have any superpower what would it be? "Healing broken bones would be cool."
Before working at Hunter Bay, what was the most unusual or interesting job you've ever had? "I was the Bell Captain at the historic Strater Hotel in Durango, Colorado for 4 years, I have many stories I will save for another time."
What are 3 words to describe Hunter Bay? "Grindin', Drippy, CREAM!"
Favorite Hunter Bay Coffee: "Currently it's Back Country."
How do you take your coffee? Cream & sugar? Black? "Lots o' cream."
What's your preferred way to brew coffee? "There is something about a french press that I dont get tired of."
If you could have coffee with anyone living or dead who would it be? "Sir David Attenborough."
Your coffee conversion moment: "Needing to be awake and at work at 7am."
Daily coffee consumption: "Too much probably."
Why does coffee matter to you: "Keeps the world goin' round."