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Sparks coffee house

NNBW Staff

Chris and Heidi Johnson have opened a franchise coffee pub It’s A Grind Coffee House at 663 North McCarran Blvd.

in the Iron Horse Shopping Center.

Chris Johnson, a Sparks native, has more than 22 years of experience in the high technology industry,most recently with Redback Networks.Heidi Johnson, a sales and marketing professional for 17 years, left SE Laboratories, Inc.

to open the coffee house.

The Sparks facility is the first of the It’s a Grind franchise for the Sparks area but joins four existing Nevada locations.

The Long Beach-based coffee franchise operates more than 45 coffee house locations nationwide.