Lindsey Bolger began her coffee career in 1987 with Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters in Olympia, Washington, eventually taking on the roles of roast master, green coffee buyer and Vice President of Coffee. In 2001 Lindsey joined Green Mountain Coffee Roasters as Coffee Department Manager. Her duties include overseeing coffee sourcing, contracting and planning, new product development, and quality assurance. She also works to support Green Mountain Coffee Roasters' mission to partner with coffee producers in order to build strong and lasting relationships and sustainable communities at orign.
Lindsey has served on the Specialty Coffee Association of America's Board of Directors and is currently a memeber of the SCAA's Technical Standards Committee. She is an internationally recognized coffee cupper, acting as a judge in international competitions with the goal of seeking and rewarding excellence in coffee. She has traveled extensively in the coffee-producing world.
Kenneth Davids adds to the two preceding paragraphs of officical biography that Lindsey is greatly admired by her colleagues for her honesty, her genuine understanding and sympathy for coffee growers and their challenges and achievements, and for the sort of deeply original personal engagement with coffee that transcends profession and approaches art.