CEO Alumni Businesses

The Vagabond Eatery

The Vagabond Eatery

Riley Pruemer & Sean Sandifer

The Vagabond Eatery is a mobile coffee bar operating out of a vintage restored 1963 camper. The Vagabond Eatery serves a variety of delicious coffee and signature drinks, as well as healthy açaí bowls consisting of fruit, granola, and other tasty toppings. This mobile camper sets up in various locations around the Effingham area; follow @thevagabondeatery on social media for updates on where they will be each week and when! The Vagabond Eatery is co-owned by two CEO alumni- Riley Pruemer, who serves as "Chief Creative Officer" (CCO) and Sean Sandifer, who serves as "Chief Financial Officer" (CFO).

About Riley: Riley Pruemer is a 2015 graduate of Dieterich High School, and is an active alumnus of the Effingham CEO Program. In 2019, Riley earned a degree in Marketing from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. After graduation, and desiring not to enter the corporate world, Riley launched RP Media, a wedding and lifestyle filmmaking company. One of Riley’s long-time dreams was to start a coffee shop, and in 2020 Riley brought that dream to fruition with the launch of The Vagabond Eatery, where Riley serves as co-owner and CCO. In addition to Vagabond, Riley continues to manage RP Media and enjoys traveling, thrifting, & hanging out with friends. 

About Sean: Sean Sandifer is a 2015 graduate of Effingham High School, where he served as Class President and graduated as Co-Valedictorian. He is an active alumnus of the Effingham CEO Program.  Sean earned a degree in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2019 and is soon to be entering his third year at Saint Louis University School of Law. At SLU Law, Sean is an 1843 Scholar and the recipient of a full-tuition scholarship. Sean has owned and operated a number of small businesses while in school, and is currently co-owner and CFO of The Vagabond Eatery. Sean also hosts his own podcast, "The Sean Sandifer Show," where he discusses topics including entrepreneurship, financial wellness, politics, and more. "The Sean Sandifer Show" is available across all major platforms, and you can stay in touch with Sean on Instagram @seansandifer.  

Riley Pruemer is an alum of the Effingham CEO Class of 2015.  Sean Sandifer is an alum of the Effingham CEO Class of 2014.

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