Our Staff & Board

CQI Staff

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

Carrie Blaida

Database and Account Administrator

Lisa Conway

Senior Director - Partnerships

Kim Cosgrove

Community Centers Manager

Jay Jennings

Education Administrator

Yimara Martínez Agudelo

Manager, Post-Harvest Processing Program

Dylan Orechovesky

Program Manager

Michael Pomerleau

Director - Finance

Trish Rothgeb

Quality Evaluation Specialist

Laura Ruleman

Manager, Education Operations

Emma Sage

Director - Education Resources

Joshua Savidge

Production Coordinator - Education

Lauren Schmitz

Administrative Assistant

Kristin Schrader

Director - Marketing and Communications

Michael Sheridan

Chief Executive Officer

Gabriela Tyggum

Marketing and Communications 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

Vice Chair
International Coffee Consultant

Liz Caselli-Mechael

Member
Nestlé

Kimberly Giroir

Starbucks

Felipe Isaza

Member
Coffee Resources

Ellen Jordan

Chair
Global Grounds

Cyrille Janet

Member
Keurig Green Mountain

Arnoldo Leiva

Secretary
The Coffee Source

Sunalini Menon

Member
Tata Coffee Limited

Matthew Mills

Member
Masteroast Coffee Co ltd

Shirin Moayyad

Member
Independent coffee consultant

Gloria Pedroza

Member
NKG

Ellen Rogers

CHAIR - Governance
Dunkin'

Matt Swenson

Member