About us

We pride ourselves on our amazing team, an international group of experts with decades of experience across the coffee value chain. Whether it is our farm managers, warehouse workers, or our accountants, GCC employees are dedicated and passionate about the coffee we produce. There is a shared vision and drive to build a company that has never been built before in Colombia, something that will be here for generations to come.

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Ted Skodol

Chief Revenue Officer

25+ years in Food & Beverage including Sales & Marketing Leadership positions at Intelligentsia Coffee and Unilever.  Extensive global CPG experience in Brand Marketing, Channel Marketing, and Customer Development.

Jordan Crosthwaite

Director of Green Coffee Sales

Experience in coffee procurement at importing companies in Canada, the U.S., Norway, and Colombia, with actionable connections in the specialty coffee sector.

Boris Wüllner

President - Chief Innovation Officer

Decades of experience in Colombian agribusiness, developing new markets and innovative processes for the future of agriculture.

Leonardo Sanchez

Chief Financial Officer

Full career working for multinational corporations across multiple industries, Spearheaded Latin American development projects at Fox Corp.

Juan Miguel Jaramillo

Chief Operations Officer

Extensive background in coffee transformation, processing, logistics, storage and export operations.

Lina Alvarez Peña

Director Human Resources

20+ years of experience in human resources within multinational companies across diverse sectors, enhancing organizational outcomes through talent and leadership management, culture cultivation and organizational planning.

Gustavo Gomez

Director of Sustainability

13+ years of experience in corporate sustainability, managing key initiatives for ag-sector companies in responsible sourcing - production, conservation - land use and landscape approach.

Carlos Villa

Agronomy Director

Extensive background in research and management of coffee production in Colombia, Brazil and Guatemala..

Andres Garcia

Project Management Director

Project Management Leader, with more than 12 years of experience in processes of transformation and production. Expert in structuring and execution of infrastructure projects to maximize the use of invested capital.

Cole Shephard

Founder & Chairman

Founder of GCC with 10 years in Colombia and many more to come. Diverse financial experience from around the world, consulting at PwC in a wide range of industries.

Adam Jason

Vice Chairman

Full career as a corporate lawyer for Jones Day and Vinson & Elkins LLP, advising international businesses and leading investment banks.

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