Our Staff & Board

CQI Staff

Coffee Quality Institute has a staff that supports a large network of coffee communities around the world.

Tina Yerkes

Chief Executive Officer

Lisa Conway

Senior Director - Operations

Michael Pomerleau

Director - Finance

Emma Sage

Director - Education Resources

Kristin Schrader

Director - Marketing and Communications

Yimara Martínez Agudelo

Manager, Post-Harvest Processing Program

Todd Arnette

Manager of Q Programs

Kim Cosgrove

Products Manager

Carrie Blaida

Products Administrator

Brittany Amell

Products Coordinator

Lauren Noll

Administrative Assistant

Laura Ruleman

Education Program Coordinator

CQI Board

Coffee Quality Institute benefits from the guidance of a globally representative Board of Trustees.

Carlos Brando

Member
P&A International Marketing

Bridget Carrington

Chair
Ecom - retired

Joanna Furgiuele

Chair - FUndraising

Kimberly Giroir

Vice Chair
Starbucks

Felipe Isaza

Member
Coffee Resources

Cyrille Janet

Treasurer
Keurig Green Mountain

Arnoldo Leiva

Member
The Coffee Source

Sunalini Menon

Member
Tata Coffee Limited

Shirin Moayyad

Member
Independent coffee consultant

Juan Esteban Orduz

Member
Colombia Coffee Federation

Gloria Pedroza

Member
NKG

Ellen Jordan

Member
Global Grounds

Ellen Rogers

CHAIR - Governance
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