26 Jun '17, 3pm

Starbucks partners celebrate 25th anniversary of IPO

Starbucks partners celebrate 25th anniversary of IPO

By Bonnie Rochman / Special to Starbucks Newsroom Veronica Park was working for a temp agency in 1991 when she got a two-week assignment on the switchboard for a Seattle company called Starbucks. “Honestly I don’t think I’d heard of them,” said Park, who showed up on her first day and joined two other young women in juggling 1,500 calls a day. Headset on, she fielded calls from vendors in Italy trying to sell mugs and from baristas and managers with scheduling questions. Coffee farmers rang to get in touch with coffee guru Dave Olsen. “By day two, I fell in love with the company,” said Park. “By day three, they asked me not to leave.” So she didn’t. Park is one of 80 partners who started working for Starbucks before the company made its initial public offering (IPO) of stock 25 years ago today, and are still with the company. Internally, Starbucks partners talk about their...

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