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Tedde McMillen

Author of: "Million Dollar Cup of Tea"

After agreeing to help daughter Heather launch Oregon Chai, Teddy McMillen served as Chair of the Board of Directors for the first three years of the company s founding and guided them to one-million dollars in sales. She was responsible for all manufacturing of Oregon Chai and developed six new beverages at NAFT s Fancy Food Show. She led Oregon Chai to huge profitability and to become the leader of the new beverage category. Oregon Chai sold in 2004 to Kerry Group for over $75 million.

Heather Hale is a screenwriter and television and film producer with over 45 hours of award winning credits which include The Courage to Love and several PBS series which won Emmy s. Tellys and ACE awards. Heather s keen eye and adventurous spirit were responsible for the discovery of Chai tea during a trip through the Himalayas. Upon returning home her idea of taking this new drink and making it available to the masses not only became a reality but was successful beyond her dreams. Heather now dedicates her time to the arts and enjoys performing as a stand up comedian.

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    Million Dollar Cup of Tea

    Million Dollar Cup of Tea is all that - and more. It’s the true life story of a mother-daughter entrepreneurial team who built a business in completely unfamiliar terrain and sold it less than a decade later for $75 million. Heather, a college student at the time, d

    Our Price: $19.95 Format: Paperback ISBN-13: 9780832950223 Pub. Date: 2009-03-23 Pages: 272