Our Team

Ryan Mosler

Ryan is a co-founder and CTO of BarleyBean. He currently heads all things coffee- roasting, equipment maintenance, coffee training, and purchase manager for our green coffee beans. He oversees coffee training, and ensures the smooth functioning of all the coffee equipment at all BarleyBean locations. He also practices law on the side, but his passion for coffee has become an obsession which in turn has driven him to make his venture into the cafe business with roasting being his highest and best skill. Ryan's achievements include the inception of our world class Cold Brew. 


Veronica Raedy

Veronica is a co- founder and heads the Client Services Division within BarleyBean, and currently serves as an Operations and Training Manager for all the current and new locations. She is actively involved in setting up our new cafes and fostering relationships with new and existing customers. In addition, you can see her most days at our headquarters in Austin, Texas( i.e. behind our Synesso pulling shots), located at 3600 South Lamar blvd. Austin, TX 78704. She has a great palate for good food and enjoys drinking Cappuccinos. She excels at multi-tasking, keeping the customer service and quality control at par with BarleyBean standards.


Mohit Mehra

Mohit Mehra is half of the brainchild behind BarleyBean and currently serves as the CEO of the company. He Co-founded the company in 2014 with Ryan and Veronica and has actively been involved in the growth and strategy for the company. He brings over 16 years of Hospitality and Management experience. He also owns a financial and a full service real estate development company, which he manages in-house for design and construction for all the BarleyBean locations. An entrepreneur at heart- he loves adventure and "passion" is his middle name. 


Jennifer Coffman

Jennifer Coffman, often referred to by her friends as "Jenny Penny" has been with BarleyBean since March of 2015, and is one of the 4 pillars of BarleyBean. She currently serves as the Head Chef and General Manager for Barley Bean, while also heading the baking division of the company along with Kathleen Mehra. Jenny Penny holds a culinary management degree and has held multiple positions with the company. She is currently a one woman wrecking ball, working at both of our locations. While under the guidance and leadership of Mohit Mehra, Ms. Coffman is also getting trained to become the Director of Operations (multi unit) and Director of Food & Beverage. Although she can "do-it-all," her passion lies in Pizza and baking. She hasrecently been certified from GoodFellas Pizza school  in New York City. She loves spending time with her family, especially her niece and exercising, especially outdoors. 


Kathleen Wood Mehra

Kate is the one of the elder statesperson of our café family and was one of the most prominent individuals involved in creating BarleyBean. She served as the first General Manager for Barley Bean and along with Jen, Veronica,  Ryan, and Mo have set-up multiple locations before enrolling in Auguste Escoffier institute in Austin TX to become a baker. She graduated in 2015 and opened her own bakery where she makes the delicious pastries for Barley Bean cafes. Currently she is working on the Vegan and Gluten Free menu for BarleyBean along with Catering. She loves BarleyBean cold brew and her first love Bozley.. (a bichon fraise).


John Higdon

John Higdon: Principal Broker for Barley Bean 

John is a seasoned real estate professional with over 16 years of experience with real estate acquisitions, data analysis, study and brokerage. John and Mo go way back to 2008 when they signed their first deal 'Market at Barton Creek' and have been strong and growing ever since ..  apart from working on real estate deals for BarleyBean. John is currently a strong consultant to Mo as well.. John loves traveling and lots of adventures, and spending time with his grandchildren.


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Design and Construction

Brett Conti

Brett is the Project Superintendent for the BarleyBean Construction Department and has been with the company since May of 2016. He is also a great Bar Manager and "jack of all trades", with a wealth of knowledge pertaining to Cocktails, Beer and wine. He is very hands on and knows how to get it done. He is originally from Tennessee, He loves to travel and is currently working on Austin's next "hottest" bar concept. 


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Graphic Design

David Nichols

David and Mo go all the way back to 2011 when Mo built a fine dining Indian restaurant in Austin TX. David currently manages the website content and works on creating all the marketing collateral for BarleyBean. He is a great artist and has an immense appreciation for a good coffee.


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