Jenny Bonchak Founder, Slingshot Coffee
My personal daily mantra is "rise up and greet the day with enthusiasm... then go kick ass."
Jenny is the Founder + CEO of Slingshot Coffee Co. in Raleigh, NC. As a long-time coffee professional, she established Slingshot in 2012 as one of the pioneering companies in the Cold Brew category, helping to define an entire movement with their ultra-premium Ready-to-Drink Cold Brew, Cold Brew Concentrate, and a line of Cascara Teas and Coffee Sodas. She’s a three-time national award-winning Barista, Southern Living’s 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year and a Fellow for the 2018-2019 Class of Coca-Cola’s Founders Forum. Jenny and Slingshot continue to be heralded worldwide by journalists, coffee professionals and fans alike for Slingshot's highest-quality products and innovation in coffee. Featured in The New York Times, Bon Appetit, Southern Living, Eater, Domino and many others, Slingshot can be found in Whole Foods, Target, Publix, Harris Teeter, Erewhon and select retailers nationwide.