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Karen L. Neal

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Karen L. Neal has been named regional manager of the soon-to-open CC's Coffee House in Zachary.

John Stagg, CEO of J Barista LLC, parent corporation of CC's Zachary, announced the appointment and said, "It is with great pleasure that I welcome Karen Neal as a member of our Zachary CC's Coffee House family. Her role in the opening and management of our Zachary CC's Coffee House location as well as future CC's Coffee House locations will be of great benefit to our entire organization."

Neal is a long time resident of Zachary, where she resides with her husband and three children who attended Zachary High School.

Originally from Ohio, she studied accounting and business management at the Columbus Technical Institute in Columbus, Ohio. Also, she was a licensed property and casualty insurance agent in Ohio and received ministry training through the World Harvest Ministry Training program in Columbus.

Most recently, Neal was executive secretary and bookkeeper for Zachary High School. She also served as administrative assistant in the Human Resource Department of Georgia-Pacific in Zachary and as director of children's ministries and payroll/benefits and accounting administrator for The Rock Church in Zachary.

Stagg added construction is progressing toward the store opening later in the spring.