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. 

JEFF HUSSEY

CHAIRMAN AND CO-OWNER

Jeff is a successful high-tech entrepreneur who founded F5 Networks, and Tempered Networks where he presently serves as President and CEO.  He holds an MBA from the University of Washington; and a BA degree from Seattle Pacific University.
Favorite coffee: Café Kilimanjaro
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DONNA MARTIN

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 ARGUELLO

ACCOUNT MANAGER

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             

SERVICE MANAGER

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
 

 

AMY MARTIN

MARKETING ANALYST

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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