Come join other Gig Harbor young professionals (21-40) at a monthly luncheon. Enjoy networking, mingling, and hearing from a speaker.
Speaker: Troy Alstead of Ocean5 and Table 47.
Troy Alstead is founder, president, and CEO of Ocean5, the unique new place for playing, meeting, and dining in the South Sound, and Table 47, the new farm-to-table, fresh from scratch restaurant located in Gig Harbor.
In February 2016, he retired from Starbucks Corporation after 24 years with the company, having most recently served as Chief Operating Officer, responsible for leading the global operations of the business and its family of brands around the world. Troy joined Starbucks in 1992 when it was a privately held company with stores primarily in the Northwest US, and contributed to the company’s development into a global multi-channel consumer brand, with greater than 20,000 stores in 60+ countries, a global consumer products business, and a global manufacturing footprint and supply chain. Prior to becoming the company’s Chief Operating Officer, he served in a number of operational, general management, and finance roles, including the positions of Group President, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Administrative Officer. His career at Starbucks included more than a decade in the company’s international business, beginning with the initial formation of that business unit and the first expansion of Starbucks stores outside of North America. He held a progression of international leadership positions, including roles as Senior Leader of Starbucks International, President Europe/Middle East/Africa headquartered in Amsterdam, and Chief Operating Officer of Starbucks Greater China headquartered in Shanghai.
In addition to his work with Ocean5 and Table 47, Troy serves on the boards of directors of Levi Strauss & Co., Harley-Davidson, and Topgolf International.
Troy graduated from the University of Washington with a bachelor’s degree in business. He and his wife Connie have 4 children and live in Gig Harbor.