Community Coffee Announces New President and CEO

Community Coffee Company LogoBATON ROUGE  – Community Coffee has announced that Thomas “Tom” Corley has been elected president and CEO. He succeeds David Belanger, is retiring after 12 years in the top job and a 25-year career with the company. 

Corley began his career as a sales representative with General Foods Inc. (now KraftHeinz) in Alexandria, Minn., where he worked for more than 30 years. Since then, he has held various executive roles leading sales and marketing organizations. Most recently, he was a board member and commercial advisor to several consumer packaged goods companies.

“On behalf of the Saurage Family and the board of directors, I am very pleased with the election of Tom as our incoming CEO and board member,” said Matt Saurage, chairman of the Community Coffee board of directors, in a press release. “Tom joins us with over 30 years of consumer package goods and foodservice experience and has a proven track record of building effective teams and delivering business results. I am confident that he will drive growth of the company, while upholding our values and ensuring world-class consumer experiences with the Community brand.”

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“I am humbled and honored to have the opportunity to be Community Coffee’s new president and CEO,” said Corley. “I know that I have big shoes to fill, and I am grateful to be part of this brand’s continued growth and success.” 

Founded in 1919, Community Coffee is an importer, roaster and distributor of coffee products. It offers whole-bean, ground, single-serve, freshly brewed and ready-to-drink options. 

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