Committed to his community, Shea Coakley is actively involved with a number of charities and nonprofits, including American Heart Association and SquashBusters. Coakely is the Founder of 1luvbrands, a nonprofit clothing brand.
Charities & Nonprofit Organizations Shea Coakley Supports:
American Heart Association
Shea Coakley is Chairman of the northeast chapter of the American Heart Association. Coakley is directly involved with the nonprofit’s CycleNation, a cycling event which raises awarene...
Coffee Connoisseur Shea Coakley knows his beans! His smooth, bold and never heated Back Bay Roasters is roasted, brewed and bottled cold with quality in every cup.
Back Bay Roasters: the only cold brew coffee that’s kept cold from brew to sip. (But ixnay on the bitter bite you might be used to with cold brew. Back Bay Roasters is all about flavor — all the time!)
At its core, Back Bay Roasters is different from the rest. And that’s not just an empty statement. In fact, it’s the only cold brew...
Shea Coakley is Co-Founder of Grind Coffee, a craft coffee company that’s reinventing coffee in the office. Co-Founded with Peter Roy and Kyle Roy, Grind Coffee powers LeanBox’s office coffee services. In line with the LeanBox motto, Grind Coffee is dedicated to serving up something fresh, flavorful and fun.
Say goodbye to drab breakroom brews that leave your palate parched; Say hello to flavorful, Grind Coffee!
It all starts with chucking that flavorless, watered down breakroom coffee away a...
In 2013, Shea Coakley co-founded LeanBox, an automated food and beverage service that blends health, convenience and technology in office settings.
Nourish the body, nourish the mind.
Shea Coakley co-founded LeanBox alongside Peter Roy and Kyle Roy with a clear message: to reinvent the presence of food in office settings in a manner that meets an employee’s modern pace. It all began with a wholesome idea to provide company employees with access to a wide range of fresh foods and nutritious sn...
Shea Coakley is a forward-thinking Entrepreneur. He is known for founding various business ventures, including LeanBox, Back Bay Roasters and 1luvbrands.
Education & Academic Affiliations
Shea Coakley is a proud graduate of Elon University, where he double majored in Business Administration and Sports Management. Coakley’s experience at Elon largely established the foundation of his career and the pillars of his professional focus. During his enrollment, the young professional was an active p...
Shea Coakley talks about our company’s journey
In this episode of the Startup Boston Podcast, host Nic Dupuis interviews Shea Coakley, co-founder and CEO of LeanBox.
Shea talks about how LeanBox pivoted from being a restaurant to a healthy food services company and the role of technology in keeping LeanBox consistently stocked.
Listen to the podcast below:
Shea Coakley is an entrepreneur empowered by innovation! Coakley has Co-Founded numerous ventures throughout his career, including LeanBox, Back Bay Roasters, Grind Coffee and 1luvbrands.
Entrepreneur & Startup Strategist
When it comes to surfing the startup sphere, Shea Coakley is an entrepreneur who has been there, done that, and still continues to push on toward the next big thing. Based in the Greater Boston area, Coakley is known for spearheading startups with a dash of local flavor, lik...
Shea Coakley is a serial founder with a focus on building community within the workplace. This work has manifested itself in many forms, including LeanBox, an innovative corporate food service solution that blends health, convenience, and technology. He's also the co-founder of Back Bay Roasters and Grind Coffee, the latter specifically focusing on providing high quality coffee and tea for corporate offices. Outside of food and beverage, but still very much in the People Ops space, Shea co-fo...
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Lunch breaks have suffered a setback. A 2018 survey found that more than half of Americans say they can’t take a break during the work day, and limited time can lead to unhealthy choices like fast food or picks from the vending machine.
That’s why Shea Coakley, Peter Roy, and Kyle Roy set out to change company lunch break culture through companies LeanBox, Grind Coffee, and Back Bay Roasters & Brewers.
“Our question all along has been: Why does it have to be like ...