Andi C. Trindle Mersch

Andi C. Trindle Mersch works with Atlantic Specialty Coffee, running the quality control lab and trading green coffee. She is a very active member of the specialty coffee industry, with extensive origin and teaching experience and volunteer contributions. Andi has volunteered with the SCAA since 1998 and joined the board of directors in March 2010. Her varied background within the specialty coffee industry began behind the espresso bar in 1989 and, since then, includes cupping, training/consulting, green coffee trading, roast quality control, sales, writing, and marketing. She has published articles with Roast Magazine and Specialty Coffee Retailer, as well as contributed to Fresh Cup, Coffee & Cocoa International, and Coffee Talk. Andi served 5 years on the board of the International Women's Coffee Alliance, including a one-year term as President.

Outside of specialty coffee, Andi is the founder and Artistic Director of Triple Shot Productions, a non-profit theater company based in San Francisco. Andi holds a Masters in Business Administration, a BA in Literature, and an AA in Performance Arts.