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Tony Davenport
Roasting Plant Porter

Tony Davenport works at the Mount Vernon Roasting Plant and is an important part of the roasting team. He has been with Barrie House for 37 years and is one of our longest employed team member.

Tony works as a porter where duties include loading, unloading, and moving materials within the plant. He safely transports products and materials from receiving areas to storage areas and maintains safe working practices to ensure compliance with manufacturing standards.

Tony is a key part of keeping the roasting plant clean and safe for all.

Thanks Tony!

20 Questions in Two Minutes
1.  Years at Barrie House?
37 years. I started here in July 1983
2. Favorite part of your job?  
3. Favorite coffee?   
Swiss Mocha Almond
4.  Mug, tumbler, or paper cup?    
5.  Number of cups of coffee per day?  
3 on the weekdays and 2 on the weekends
Another four during the day. So 5-6 a day
6. When do you have your first cup?  
When I arrive at work at 6am
7.  Where did you grow up?    
North Carolina
8.  Any nicknames (now or as a child)?   
Tony Lee
9.  What do you like to do in your spare time?  
Go out
10.  Who should play you in a movie about your life? 
Tyler Perry
11. Favorite musical artist/band?    
I like the old-time music like R&B, Marvin Gay and Prince
12. Favorite TV show?    
Favorite movie, Rocky
13. Favorite sports team?    
NY Giants. But I have a cousin who played on the NY Nets, Cleveland Cavaliers, and San Diego Clippers. His name is Lowes Moore.
14. Favorite meal?    
Salmon and seafood 
15. Favorite season?    
16. Dream vacation?    
My dream vacation would be out of this country…Israel
17. First concert? 
I saw Temptation play during the summer at Central Park  
18. Saturday or Sunday?  
19. What would be your superpower?    
I would like to be like Superman. Flying, super strength, invincible.
20.  One item you can’t live without?    
One thing I could not live without would be my family.