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Dark Roast Java



Ownership & Structure

Dark Roast Java is a privately held corporation. It is registered as a state LLC Corporation, with ownership shared by Ned Powers-Sebastiane, Victor Lubitsch, Curt Yamaguchi and other outside investors.


Management Team

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The expansion of the Dark Roast Java concept will be managed by Ned Powers-Sebastiane and Victor Lubitsch, with assistance from our outside support team.

Ned Powers-Sebastiane

Ned has more than 35 years experience in marketing/sales with special expertise in the retail sector.

  • President of Powers-Sebastiane Advertising & Public Relations. 

  • Owner/founder of Pan National Motor Tours.

  • Sr. VP/Chief Creative Officer at ******.

  • President/General Manager of ******.

  • VP/Director of Marketing & Advertising at ******.
  • VP/Chief Marketing Officer at ******.

  • VP/Creative Director and Team Leader at ******.

Ned Powers-Sebastiane will be responsible for the site development, construction supervision, equipment ordering, marketing/PR, website design/development and government issues. Ned is a graduate of the Specialty Coffee Association’s training program for coffeehouse operation and management.

Victor Lubitsch

Victor has more than 25 years experience in business and selling. He has been a motivational speaker and image consultant as well.

  • President/CEO of the Pleasantville Chamber of Commerce, 
  • Founder/Owner of Specialty Agency, 
  • State Business Man of the Year.
  • Owner/founder of Brilliant! Idea company.
  • Director of Placement, Local Business College.
  • Top recruiter at ****** Company.
  • Top recruiter at ******.

Victor will be responsible for staffing, menu development, training, product ordering, interior design and accounting supervision. Victor is a graduate of the SCAA coffeehouse management program and recently attended several training seminars at Coffee Fest 


Personnel Table

2020 2021 2022
Ned (0.92) $45,000 $61,200 $62,424
Victor (0.89) $40,000 $61,200 $62,424
Manager $48,000 $48,960 $49,939
Part Time Baristas (3.81) $75,400 $127,296 $162,300
Website Manager (0.83) $22,800 $46,512 $47,442
Book Keeper $36,000 $36,720 $37,454
Manager (0.33) $48,000