Chris Jordan - A Participant in the Evolution of Specialty Coffee
Chris Jordan has been in the coffee industry for over 20 years and is a recognized industry leader with experience in all business disciplines. He has in-depth experience in sourcing, growing, roasting, quality, and retail processes across diverse geographies.
Chris served as the Chief Executive Officer of Verve Coffee Roasters in Santa Cruz, California. Along with bringing his extensive green coffee quality and supply chain experience to the company, Chris supported Verve's retail growth ambitions ensuring that the brand was positioned to deliver an exceptional experience across all channels.
As the Director of Coffee Operations at Dormans Coffee in Nairobi Kenya, Chris was responsible for developing the roasted coffee division and restructuring their 9 coffee shops across Kenya. He developed green coffee supply chains in Rwanda and Ethiopia, opening new offices for the company in both countries. Chris also supported Dormans Development and Sustainability platform, successfully obtaining sizable donor funding for many prominent projects across the region.