S&D’s Brent Hall named SCAA licensed Specialized Instructor

From licensed Q-graders to speaking opportunities, S&D team members are committed to further developing their skills and participating in industry associations and events. This emphasis on professional development aligns with our goal of serving customers with solutions rooted in experience and deep industry knowledge.

A recent example of this commitment is Brent Hall becoming a licensed Specialized Instructor with the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA).

SCAA Specialized Instructors have earned the highest level of distinction in SCAA instruction. According to the organization, these individuals have “achieved milestones in content and expertise, along with teacher training and practical experience in the coffee classroom.”

Brent has been volunteering for SCAA for more than three years and serves on the Barista Pathway and Competition committees.

As Manager of Product Innovation at S&D, Brent Hall works to develop innovative concepts for key customers. Working with his team of beverage strategists and technologists, he helps to introduce new products and develop new blends. With more than 15 years of experience in the coffee industry, Brent has held positions ranging from roasting, customer relations and sales to training and technical service, in addition to his experience as a barista. He joined S&D in 2012 as a beverage technologist before advancing to his current role.

Join us in congratulating Brent on this achievement!

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