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We are a non-profit coffee house located in Angola, Indiana, that focuses on providing youth with a safe environment so that they can thrive in this world.

Leadership Team

Tom Adamson

Executive Director

Tom Adamson is Executive Director of Cahoots Coffee Cafe.  Having in his background years as a middle school teacher, track coach and youth pastor, Tom first came to Angola in 2017 to be priest of Holy Family Episcopal Church, and remains so to this day.  He is active in the local arts and music scene.  He serves on the board of the Faith Community Health Clinic, board of the Downtown Angola Coalition, the Pleasant Lake Lions club, and the Trine University Chamber Orchestra.  Cahoots was the first cafe in Angola he ever visited.  Later, he would volunteer as host for monthly open mic nights.  He became Executive Director in November of 2019.

Amy Oberlin

President/Board of Directors

Amy Oberlin is the news editor at The Herald Republican in Angola.  A Steuben County native, she has immerse herself in volunteer opportunities benefiting children, nature and the community.  Oberlin currently serves on the McClue Reserve Board, 101 Lakes Trust Board, Pleasant Lake Historical Society Board, Shape Up Steuben and Angola Rotary Club.  She teaches Junior Achievement lessons in local schools and is an organizer of the Adopt-A-Tree Festival, now in its 31st year.  At Cahoots, she founded the Cahoots Youth Advisory Council, which continues to evolve and has been integral in virtual outreach and monthly Backyard Bashes.

Tom Green

Treasure/Board of Directors

Tom Green is the treasure for Cahoots Coffee Cafe.  Mr. Green works at Grandview Veterinary Clinic as clinic manager and also has a private consulting civil engineering firm doing site designs, erosion control plans, and septic system design.  Tom is a member of Angola United Methodist Church and serves as Chairman of the Pastor Parish Team along with being the church representative on the Cahoots Board.  Mr. Green has been blessed with 2 grown children, one of which lives in Denver, CO and the other lives in West Lafayette, IN.  Mr. Green enjoys camping, hiking, and model rocketry and is the 4H Aerospace Superintendent.

Phil Meyers

Board of Directors

Phil Meyers is the young man with the gray beard.  He has been involved with youth his whole life.  Most recently with adjudicated young people through the MRT Program and the Mentoring Program.

Adam Witmer

Board of Directors

Adam Witmer is a Vice President at First Federal Savings Bank of Angola.  Having experience working with youth in youth leadership positions, Adam has also volunteered for Junior Achievement and is a founding board member of Steuben County Homeschoolers.  Mr. Witmer is an experienced marketer and business geek, having earned a BA in business administration from Taylor University and an MBA from Indiana Tech.  When Adam moved to Angola, IN a few years back, he was excited to learn about Cahoots Coffee Cafe and he and his family have been attending Cahoots' events - like open mic night where his children often perform - ever since.  

Colleen McNabb-Everage

Board of Directors

Colleen McNabb-Everage is a Real Estate Broker with Fred Beck & Associates.  She serves on several boards in the community and is a Rotarian.  She earned a Masters of Music and has performed globally.  Colleen loves spending time with her children Cruz and Camry and her dogs, Tackl,e and Peaches.  She and her husband are sharing a fun life.

Timothy Crooks

Board of Directors

Tim is a Director of Cahoots Coffee Cafe.

Rev. Nicole (Nikki) Shaw

Board of Directors (Ex-Officio Member)

Rev. Nicole (Nikki) Shaw is the pastor of First Congregational United Church of Christ in Angola, IN.  She is also the Director of Communications for a joint collaboration of the Indiana-Kentucky, Heartland, and Illinois South Conferences of the UCC.  Nikki has engaged in 10 years of ministry work in youth and children's ministry, Christian education, and pastoral ministry.  Before realizing her call to ministry, she worked as a newspaper journalist, an editor, and a writer in fields as diverse as academic publications and humor writing.  She is on the board of Crossroad Child and Family Services, Inc., in Fort Wayne, IN, where she also lives with her husband, Tim, and four children.

Evan Long

Board of Directors

Evan Long is a Director at Cahoots Coffee Cafe.  Originally from Lafayette, IN, Mr. Long graduated from Trine University in 2011 with a BS in education.  After Trine, Evan taught at West Noble as a math teacher and was math department chair at Howe Military Academy while also serving on the Howe military academy executive board and being the athletic director.  Evan has directed 2 summer camps and now owns his own business and works with at risk youth teaching social skills through scuba diving.

Jenniffer Friskney

Board of Directors

Jenniffer Friskney is a Steuben County resident that has a true passion to help others, whether  making connections to the right places or people they need in regards to what the need is, or helping to advocate for mental health awareness.    Jenniffer works in the community/multi counties teaching skills to youth and family support skills to parents/caregivers.  Jenniffer has learned life experiences from her own troubled youth and believes that seeing different perspectives helps keep her real with others as she's a straight forward tell it like it is person (what you see is what you get), very upfront, caring, helpful and kind but am not shy about explaining or asking tough things as sometimes people need direct approach in talk.  Jenniffer cares about kids learning advocacy skills to speak their truths and knows their feelings and opinions matter so they are able to strive for the confidence and comfort of using their own voices.  Jenniffer enjoys spending time with her teenage daughter, watching her play softball, meditation, watching/reading biographies, music documentaries of bands, reading the newspaper (instead of the internet news!) and loves nature. 

John French

Board of Directors

John is a Director of Cahoots Coffee Cafe

Cahoots Coffee Cafe

Hours of Operation

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

CLOSED

9 am - 7 pm

9 am - 7 pm

9 am - 7 pm

9 am - 7 pm

10 am  - 4 pm

CLOSED

Coffee for a Cause!

 

218 W. Maumee St.

Angola, IN 46703

 

(260)-624-2399

Email: director@cahootscoffee.org

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