Student Management Teams
The Rubin Café
Launched in 2014, The Rubin Café is a gourmet coffee and tea shop managed entirely by students in The Ron Rubin School for the Entrepreneur.
Students run a business and get course credit at the same time. The management team hires and schedules baristas, manages inventory, including working with suppliers, develops sales and marketing strategies, and performs accounting functions, including preparation of financial statements.
Management positions include a General Manager, Directors of Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, Inventory, and Operations.
“As General Manager my role is to assure that all processes relating to the Rubin Café run smoothly. As GM it is paramount to find successful solutions to challenges that arise spontaneously.”Grant Dougherty '22 (Battery C) | Chevy Chase, MarylandGeneral Manager
“As Financial Manager, I am responsible to manage all of the finances that run through the Rubin Café. I am in charge of managing all of our expenses and keeping track of our profit/income.”William Graham '22 (Troop A) | Granger, IndianaFinancial Manager
“As operations manager, I am responsible for ordering and tracking inventory along with keeping the Rubin Café stocked with everything it needs to run smoothly day to day.”Taylor Bowen '22 (Court Dorm) | Carmel, IndianaOperations Manager
“My job as Human Resources manager is to lookout for the well-being of the team and customers. I do this by hiring experienced and capable baristas that add value to our team. I am also the main connection between the baristas and the other team members.”Barbara Herrera '22 (Ciel Dorm) | Tabasco, MexicoHuman Resources Manager
“As the Marketing Manager, I am in charge of posting on the Rubin Café’s social media, marketing promotions, product display/placement, and obtaining more customers.”Martin Urruela '22 (Troop A) | Guatemala City, GuatemalaMarketing Manager