Dale Tran 

AK coffee boss:  Born in Vietnam and raised in Seattle, Dale moved to Alaska on a whim for a temporary job and never looked back. He’s now the chief finance officer at Kaladi Brothers Coffee.

AK connections: “In Alaska, we’re all connected one way or another, and it’s those small connections that lead to great things for our state.”

Catalyst for kindness: Kaladi launched its New Year’s Day of Giving over 25 years ago as a way to give back to the community. “On New Year’s Day every year, we donate our sales to a local cause. It’s such a great way to give back and we’re proud to be a part of it.”

Updated 1/12/2016: 
Dale Tran will be remembered for his extraordinary kindness and generosity. His example will continue to inspire us all to be catalysts for community. -- The GCI Team

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