Guy Burdett

Guy joined InterAmerican in 1988 after earning a degree in finance from Texas Tech University. He became Vice President in 1990 and in 1995 was promoted to his current position. During his more than two decades in the coffee trade, he has traveled to farms and mills in Latin America and Africa, and has been involved in sales, cupping and purchasing of top quality coffees.

While serving on the Board of Directors of the Specialty Coffee Association of America from 1994 to 1996, Guy headed SCAA's Technical Standards Committee. During his tenure, this group of industry experts worked on establishing green coffee grading standards. He also served on SCAA's Membership Committee.

Since joining the InterAmerican team, Guy has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to good corporate citizenship by supporting organizations dedicated to improving the quality of life for families in coffee growing communities. Under his leadership, InterAmerican was among the first companies to contribute to Coffee Kids®, and Grounds for Health, and in 2009, the company along with its parent company, the Neumann Kaffee Gruppe and its organic division, Elan Organic Coffees became a Founding Partner of the International Women's Coffee Alliance (IWCA). Guy is a current board member for Coffee Kids. InterAmerican also supports other US and Canadian social service organizations.