Hope & Coffee will be a place where we can remember those we’ve loved and cared about who were lost to their addictions. And… a place where we can celebrate the recovery of those who embrace it.
— Lisa Jane Scheller
Lisa Jane Scheller is currently the President and Chairman of Silberline Manufacturing Co., Inc. Silberline is a third-generation family-owned and operated business since 1945. It is a world leader and global supplier of high-quality special effect and performance pigments, headquartered in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania.
Lisa has made enhancing her home town of Tamaqua her passion. In addition to her past participation on Tamaqua’s Industry Development board, she has been involved with many organizations such as the Salvation Army, Tamaqua Arts Center, LCCC, and more.
Most recently, Lisa has spearheaded Hope and Coffee ™. Her experience with opioid addiction and recovery had put her on a path to help normalize recovery and help those struggling to recover here.
Lisa grew up and attended school in Tamaqua. She possesses a Master of Science Degree in Manufacturing System Engineering from Lehigh University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Math from the University of Colorado.
In her free time, Lisa likes to travel, hike and bike.
Hope & Coffee is a socially-conscious endeavor that sells the best coffee and homemade baked goods around these parts in a way that magnifies our impact in the community. We aim to:
- Demonstrate that recovery is normal in our selecting of vendors and suppliers, choosing contractors, hiring staff and in all our other actions; we celebrate recovery every day in every way.
- Make safe, hassle-free “hyper-available meeting space” easily accessible to recovery organizations as well as the public at large.
- Present those not immediately affected by substance abuse and recovery with opportunities to engage the issues just by stopping by to enjoy a cup of coffee and a sticky bun.
- Offer extended hours of operation; we will open early in the morning and stay open till late at night.
- Operate according to stringent business principles to ensure our success and sustainability.