Meet the Brew Crew

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Our Staff

These fabulous humans … whippin’ up a mean latte, spreadin’ love, and making a difference in your day. Here’s a little bit about our fun-loving baristas at Corner Cup Coffeehouse.

Abby Dearden

Nickname: Abby

Favorite Quote

“Being happy doesn’t mean everything is perfect , it means you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.”

Interests

dancing , eating ice cream, reading, being outside

Favorite Drink

corner cup mocha any way

What I'm Doing Outside of Corner Cup

dancing or spending time with loved ones

Fun Fact

one of my eyes is two different colors

Braeden Yacobucci

Nickname: Brae brae, Brandon, bearden, barf

Favorite Quote

“Some people are worth melting for” -Olaf

Interests

Friends, spiderman, my girlfriend Jacy, frisbee, studying psychology at Kent, grad from Stow

Favorite Drink

Frozen green tea matcha with protein powder, coconut milk, and banana

What I'm Doing Outside of Corner Cup

Hanging with friends, playing video games, playing board games, hammocking, chilling at cc but not behind bar

Fun Fact

I have a tattoo of Nemo on my butt

Jacy Guider

Nickname: Jac, Jack or Jackson

Favorite Quote

“He who asks a question is a fool for 5 minutes; he who does no ask a question is a fool forever.”

Interests

I love to read and play volleyball. I am the secretary of student council and the treasurer of National Honors Society. I have a Beta fish in my room named Zeta I also love lighting my room with candles at night.

Favorite Drink

Either the London fog with hazelnut or a frozen Carmella mocha.

What I'm Doing Outside of Corner Cup

In a hammock reading or hanging out with my friends.

Fun Fact

I have an Olaf pillow pet and I love him.

Logan Winters

Nickname: Logg, Loggs, Loggy Bara, Loggy Bear

Favorite Quote

“Be where your feet are.”

Interests

My name is Logan and I have been working at Corner Cup for about a year now. I am typically a social and goofy person so don’t hesitate to talk to me! I love being personal and getting to know people on a deeper level and understanding them. I am interested in graphic design and tinkering with computers. I am also interested in exploring new things and being adventurous and stepping out of my comfort zone. I am active in school activities and I lead an outside of school club called Young Life.

Favorite Drink

Iced Cafe Mocha with extra chocolate baby

What I'm Doing Outside of Corner Cup

Playing frisbee, hanging with friends, playing video games, eating, or napping.

Fun Fact

Fun facts about me is that I only wear flex jeans, I have intense dance parties when we close, and I have the softest hair of anyone that you know and ever will know.

Matt McCombs

Nickname: Matty

Favorite Quote

“Be kind always”

Interests

Hi everyone! I am an energetic boy who loves to exercise, do yoga, play piano, read, and play sports. Most of all though, I love spending time with my friends, family, and beloved Corner Cup Patrons. I’ll always lend an ear to conversation, which is one of the reasons I enjoy Corner Cup so much!

Favorite Drink

Regular coffee with cream

What I'm Doing Outside of Corner Cup

Pursuing hobbies, with friends pursuing hobbies, or with friends pursuing nothing.

Fun Fact

I have a fake front tooth, perhaps you can tell which one it is.

Melanie Smith

Nickname: Mel

Favorite Quote

“Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.” —Robert Fulghum

Interests

I love spending time with my husband, Jon and our 4 year old son, Wyatt and 2 year old daughter, Ellie. One of my favorite activities is being in the kitchen with my son, ‘making recipes’ – what he refers to as cooking. When I can find the time, I also enjoy making and creating jewelry and keepsakes with my resin hobby I have on the side.

Favorite Drink

I have a few favorites. My ‘go to’ is just a regular Cold Brew with a little bit of sugar. If I am feeling a little fancier, I love a Chai Latte.

What I'm Doing Outside of Corner Cup

Working my full-time job at Wolters Kluwer and spending time with my husband and our two young kids.

Fun Fact

I enjoy playing video games and have obsessively played The Sims franchise since The Sims’ first version in 2001.

Savanna Dreger

Nickname: Sav or Savanna

Favorite Quote

“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” -Mark Twain

Interests

Some of my hobbies include photography, soccer and napping. I really enjoy exploring and will listen to any genre of music except Country!

Favorite Drink

Iced Vanilla Latte

What I'm Doing Outside of Corner Cup

Adventuring and taking photos, watching Netflix, or playing soccer

Fun Fact

I can solve the Rubik’s cube in under a minute!

Zach Stark

Favorite Quote

“Life beats you down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one” –Stella Adler

Interests

Hi! I am currently a senior at Kent State University where I am pursuing a BFA in Musical Theatre. I was born and raised in Elyria, OH and moved to the Stow/Kent area in the Fall of 2014. After graduation I plan to move to New York City to tackle a career in the performing arts. When I’m not at school or behind the bar I am probably watching Netflix or getting paid to dress up as Superman and hang out with kids (but it’s totally cool, I promise.)

Favorite Drink

Unsweetened Frozen Green Tea Matcha w/ Coconut Milk

What I'm Doing Outside of Corner Cup

In rehearsal for a current project. (Ask me what I’m working on if you see me!)

Fun Fact

I love pugs. And yes, I am related to Iron Man.

Cameron Stebbins

Nickname: Cam

Favorite Quote

“You make time for what’s important” -David Stebbins

Interests

I am a Spanish education major at Kent State university, a cellist, a speech and debate coach, and an ultimate frisbee player!

Favorite Drink

Frozen Corner Cup Mocha

What I'm Doing Outside of Corner Cup

In class, playing frisbee or playing board games with Matt and Braeden : )

Fun Fact

I have a third nipple!

Maclane Stebbins

Nickname: Mac

Favorite Quote

“I told you not to be stupid, ya moron” -origin unknown, but told by my father

Interests

I am currently a junior at Stow High School where I am involved with band, orchestra, jazz band, and speech and debate.

Favorite Drink

Frozen Chai Latte

What I'm Doing Outside of Corner Cup

Having fun.

Fun Fact

Cam is Mac backwards, hence why we are brothers.

Emily Barnes

Nickname: Em

Favorite Quote

“Don’t worry, be happy!”

Interests

I’m a sophomore at Kent State University. I’m a part of a sorority on campus, Alpha Phi, which is such an awesome experience. Also, I enjoy working out, being with friends, and spending time with my family.

Favorite Drink

Iced hazelnut latte with an extra shot of espresso

Samantha Bogo

Nickname: Sam, but most people call me Bogo or Sammy.

Favorite Quote

“If all else fails, take a nap.”

Interests

I am a Speech Pathology and American Sign Language undergraduate student at KSU. I love working with special needs kids and playing music.

Favorite Drink

It will forever be the Corner Cup Mocha (hot)

What I'm Doing Outside of Corner Cup

Shopping or hanging out with my friends or family.

Fun Fact

My last name is Buy One, Get One!