Stephen Robertson is a nearly twenty year veteran of the Specialty Coffee Industry and is currently Director of Marketing and Sales for Blanchard's Coffee Roasting Co. Since moving to the city in 2004, Stephen has worked to advance the Richmond, Virginia coffee community, while continuing his own development as a coffee professional. Stephen is a Licensed Q Arabica Grader and Processor with SCA Barista Level 1 Certification and an active speaker in the US and abroad.
Stephen Robertson has worked to build and advance specialty coffee in his community of Richmond, Virginia and beyond for over fourteen years. His experience includes industry event development and execution, public service, educational initiatives, and international sustainability and resilience building efforts - all drawing on his nearly twenty years experience in Specialty Coffee, his SCA and CQI education/certifications, and his ability to bring people together over coffee.