"We are Hunter Bay" is a special series of staff profiles, to celebrate our 25th year anniversary and share the passionate, talented, creative people that have helped crank out exceptional coffee for over two decades. This is our second installment (#01 - Scotley Pedersen).
STAFF SPOTLIGHT #02: HALSEY KORDONOWY
Current position: Coffee Packaging and Presentation Associate
Favorite Hunter Bay Coffee: "Smoke Jumper. I like my coffee hearty, smoky, real dark."
Best Music Genre to Listen to While Packaging: "Lo-fi bedroom pop. It's soothing."
First thing you do after work: “I'll journal. And take photos."
Your coffee conversion moment: "The first best coffee I ever tasted was in Belize, while traveling in 2011. I think it was Guatemalan. So rich, so good. Whoa."
Daily coffee consumption: "Depends on my mood. I can sometimes throw down like 8 cups a day!"
Why coffee matters: “Coffee’s personal. Everyone’s got their own tastes, their own experience. It piques universal interest. Before working with coffee, I didn’t realize there was such chemistry to coffee, such nuance."