Who is Stephy Nobles-Beans?
Stephy Nobles-Beans has been a part of the Spokane Community for over 30 years. Originally from Dallas, Texas, she moved here because her daughter was in the military and stationed at Fairchild AFB. Nobles-Beans always loved being a part of the community. Being a part of the military life has taken her on many travels from being in the United States to living in the Philippine Islands. Wherever she lived, the one thing she loved was meeting people and tasting coffee!
As a community leader in Spokane, her heart’s desire is to always give back and to help others less fortunate than herself. Her parents were servant leaders and they taught her to always give back to the community. While living in Maine, she was the co-owner of "Stephy’s Stop, Shop, Sew, and Go," a sewing and alteration business that ran successfully for over 7 years. In 2009, she had the opportunity to open a transition home for women and children who had been victims of abuse. “Fields of Diamonds House of Blessings,” was a safe haven and 25 women and 28 children lived in the home with Stephy. The home was open from 2009 to 2017.
Nobles-Beans has also been a part of Whitworth University for over 25 years as one of the campus pastors, Associate Chaplain for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. She is also an Adjunct Professor for Diverse Christian Leadership, as well as teaching in the Master Leadership Program Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. She's developed a program called “Brown Girls Magic, Sprinkling Our Leadership to Make A Better World" where it teaches women of color about leadership.
Nobles-Beans is a preacher, teacher, gifted writer, self-publisher, poet and national speaker. Her most enjoyable moments is spending time with her grandbabies, and great grandbabies. She is the mother of four wonderful adult children, she loves to travel, write and empowering others through her speaking engagements.
Her favorite quote is "Forever evolving, forever learning about leadership.."
How the Business Started
After holding off on her dream, Stephy stepped out on faith to launch her online coffee business “Mama Beans On Holy Grounds.” It is a name of endearment that was given to her by a young man who attended Whitworth 24 years ago. This name has been very special to Nobles-Beans. She is known as Mama Beans not only in the Spokane community, but also outside of the community such as Hawaii.
Our Coffee Website
Her online coffee business is not just a coffee business. It is a business that will also help her Brown Girls Magic Leadership Program -to learn more about them, go to our Brown Girls Magic page! This coffee business is a dream that will help others become great leaders in the community.