Gloria Jean

Gloria Jean

The Founder of Gloria Jean's Gourmet Coffees

About Gloria Jean

In 1979 she opened a small shop in the village of Long Grove Illinois. By 1981 two major shopping malls wanted to test the waters by having a unique store although they weren't certain they would be able to make any money. As they say, the rest is history!!!!

Gloria Jean sold her business in 1993. Today there are over 1000 stores worldwide. She also was one of the first women who broke the "glass ceiling".

As she tells her success story people are thrilled to meet her and hear the honest hard ...

Your powerful message was conveyed not only in an captivating way, but you made it fun! Many said how much they appreciated the presentation & were amazed by how you were able to share your life experiences in fresh & enthusiastic way.


It was not only breathtaking, but it captivated everyone's attention to listen to your story about how you started and continued in the path of success. Everyone was ecstatic by how the concept started and what it evolved into.

Rick Gilman - Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Her presentation to our association captivated our audience for over an hour. Gloria Jean used her personal experiences as innovator, entrepreneur, and mother to inspire the participants giving details and specific examples of her career . . .

John Cialone - ASID - Design Summit 2010 Chairperson

The words you used, & the stories you told gave such a vivid mental image of who you were, where you came from, & how all in the audience could relate. Your words uplifted the staff thru tears and laughter, and "re-charged their batteries" . . .

Daneen Gorski-Adams - Hospice and Palliative Care of Northeastern Illinois
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