Scott MacBride

Favorite company outing or event: Kayaking in La Jolla Cove with the International Rescue Committee and awesome refugee kids.

Scott’s enthusiasm for exploring, learning and positively impacting the world has led him to pursue his passion for the coffee industry. As a trader, he works with the team to connect the globe through coffee, providing a link between customers and the amazing coffees that farmers produce at origin.

Scott graduated from UC San Diego, where he received a degree in International Studies-Economics and played on the NCAA soccer team. After college, he worked in specialty coffee as a roaster for a San Diego company and started his own entrepreneurial venture.

Scott loves to travel, and he’s sought out coffee farms in Brazil, Colombia, Vietnam and Bali. His experiences at origin have further fueled his fascination for all aspects of coffee, from the seed to the moment someone enjoys a cup somewhere in the world.

Random fact
: I was born with exceptionally good hula-hooping skills

Best place you ever went on a business trip: Bahia, Brazil

Profession you wanted to be when you were a kid: Pro soccer player & pro surfer

Favorite coffee experience: Volunteering to work for a week during the harvest in Campos Altos, Brazil.

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