On behalf of the team at Pura Vida Create Good and our Create Good Foundation, we want to thank you for your support of our business. If you are not yet a customer, we want to thank you in advance for considering purchasing your coffee from us. Keep exploring our website to learn more about our products, our company, our mission,  our history, and our fundraising opportunities. 



President AND CO-OWNER

As an experienced and valued leader, Donna oversees all of Pura Vida Coffee operations, management, and communications. Over a thirty year career, she has served as an accountant, financial consultant, and financial manager for both public and private organizations.  She has a BA degree from Seattle Pacific University.
Favorite tea: Earl Grey

Jeff Martin

Vice President Of Sales and Co-owner

Prior to joining Pura Vida Coffee, Jeff founded Northwest Cleaning Solutions which sold cleaning products to customers located in Washington and Alaska (currently part of Walter E Nelson Company which acquired the business in 2007). He holds an MBA from Seattle University; and a BA degree from Seattle Pacific University.
Favorite coffee: Café Kilimanjaro



Laurie has spent her career in customer service, valuing and fulfilling everyone's unique needs. She has gone on to embrace an expanded role of helping with sales as well.  Laurie is the friendly voice that most often greets you when you call Pura Vida.
Favorite coffee: Sombra


CHRIS GELDERMAN             


Chris has spent the past twenty years installing, maintaining, and repairing coffee brewers and point of use water coolers.  His role at Pura Vida also includes completing high-quality break room service.  Chris personifies our, “treat others as you want to be treated,” service model.
Favorite coffee: Ethiopian Sidamo


Mike Arguello


Mike is a '16 graduate from Pacific Lutheran University's School of Business with a BA degree in marketing. Since joining the Pura Vida team, Mike helps to acquire new customers and to service pre-existing ones with his ambitious and outgoing attributes.
Favorite coffee: Sombra and Café Kilimanjaro




Amy built and maintains our website, manages social media, publishes our quarterly Coffee Chronicles, and creates Catalogs along with other marketing materials that describe what Great Coffee, Great Cause means.  Amy is a student at Seattle University pursuing a double major in communications and nonprofit management.
Favorite coffee: Sumatra mixed with Hot Chocolate

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