Ben served for 19 Years in the Royal Australian Armoured Corps as a Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle Crewman, completing Operational Deployments to East Timor, Afghanistan and Iraq. After discharging from the Australian Army in 2017, Ben established Aquilifer Leadership, a frontline leadership consulting company that aims to adapt lessons learnt from the battlefield, and use them to support frontline leaders in the mining and construction industries.
Nyomie Horton is the Co-Founder and head barista of Ironside Coffee. Nyomie served in the Royal Australian Corps of Military Police for 14 Years as a General Duties Military Policewoman and an Australian Defence Force Investigator, completing deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. Nyomie is also the Co-Founder of Aquilifer Leadership, a frontline leadership consulting company.
Sarah produces all of the handcrafted products from Ironside Wooden Flags. Sarah served in the Royal Australian Airforce and as Ben’s sister proved that she was the one gifted with the woodworking skills in the family. Sarah remains a member of a Defence family as her husband currently serves in the Australian Army.
Amity is Ben and Nyomie’s daughter and the head of the Babycino and Hot Chocolate Research and Development Division. Her feedback was key in the development of Ironside’s Belgian Blend 58 Hot Chocolate.
Dixie is the official attack dog of Ironside Coffee.