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Our Team

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Alnoor Dhanani

Chief Executive Officer

Alnoor, who spent his formative years in Africa, Asia, and Europe, brought an international flair to the company when his family acquired it in 1981. Although Alnoor enjoys maintaining international relations through frequent travel, he is always happy to return to his Chattanooga home to spend quality time with his family. Even after almost 40 years as head honcho, he still has a passion for the business and looks forward to coming to work each day!

Gina Dhanani

Chief Operating Officer

In addition to serving as the COO, Gina is the Chief Marketing Officer. She has been with Double Cola for over 15 years, and relies on her position to support her chronic habit of non-profit servitude. In her spare time, Gina loves spending time with her family, maintaining an active lifestyle and giving back to the community.

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Executive Vice President

Executive VP, Chad, brings over 30 years of experience in the beverage industry to the Double Cola team. His mission is to propel the company’s sales and grow each Double Cola brand to it’s full potential. As self-proclaimed foodies, Chad and his wife Susan enjoy discovering new favorite dishes in their spare time!

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Regional Sales Manager

As Regional Sales Manager, Mike brings over 30 years of experience in the soft drink industry to Double Cola.  His goal is to grow the Double Cola portfolio while supporting new and existing distributors. Outside of work, Mike enjoys playing a round of golf with his wife, Kim. Mike is always eager to help his teammates and answer any questions... except advice on golf.


Operations Manager

Jamie has been with The Double Cola Company for over 13 years.  She is a master in Customer Care and she is a true shipping ninja for all of your orders.  Jamie wears many other hats too:  accounting, procurement, production....all with a smile!  When she's not working she enjoys spending time with her family and trying to answer the age-old question:   Toilet paper...over or under?

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Brand Marketing Manager

Alainah, an exercise science graduate from UTC, has always had a creative flare and an interest in marketing. She collaborates with her fellow marketing team members to take Double Cola’s brands to a new level. When not at work, she can be found hiking or draining her phone battery by listening to The Lumineers on repeat.


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Brand Marketing Manager

Katrina is a Miami, FL native who relocated to Chattanooga in 2016 to pursue her master’s in business administration at UTC. Katrina isn’t just a marketing leader, she’s also an energetic admirer of all things business. When she isn’t using her innovative problem-solving techniques to conjure up and execute creative marketing strategies, she can be found enjoying the company of her husband, William, and their several animal children. Katrina is a beer enthusiast with a passion for art, dance, and urban exploration.


Graphic Designer

Brianna is a graduate of the Graphic Design program at UTC and new to the Double Cola team. Her design background and experience helps her create content for Double Cola that both emulates our missions and propels the company forward. When not at her desk, she can be found sewing her wardrobe or catching up on the latest true crime podcast.

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Blakely Davenport

Administrative Assistant

Blakely serves as our administrative assistant and is always game to help any of her coworkers. She is a self-proclaimed planner freak and loves capturing life’s moments with her camera. When she is not in the office she can be found spending time with her husband and kids or searching for a way to help others!

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Digital Media Coordinator

Lauren, a business marketing graduate from ETSU, is new to the Double Cola team. She uses her experience in social media and digital marketing to best showcase Double Cola Company brands on a variety of social platforms. When not planning content, she likes to spend time with her fiancé or play with her two dogs.”

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Sophie Mace

Digital Media Coordinator

Sophie is new to both the Chattanooga area and to the Double Cola team. She is a communications and marketing graduate from UAB- Go Blazers! She loves being creative and uses her designing skills to help promote our different brands on social media. When she isn’t creating something, Sophie can be found spending her paycheck on lattes at local coffee shops, out on a rock climbing wall, or planning her next traveling adventure. When at home, she can probably be found getting tricked into giving her cat Pistachio a million greenie treats.  

Emily McCommon


Quality is of utmost importance here at Double Cola, so we're constantly testing everything from ingredients to finished products in cans and bottles. Emily is the lucky one who tests the products. Her favorite part -- the taste sampling. When not in the lab, Emily enjoys all things outdoors, whether it be hiking, bouldering, or playing soccer with her little sister.