Kris Wieser is the Director of Coffee Excellence at Farmer Brothers. In this role, he oversees departments of Green Coffee Quality, Roasting and Brewing Performance. During his 10+ years in the coffee industry, Kris has commercialized products for some of the largest retail and QSR businesses in North America. Previously, Kris held positions of Green Coffee Buyer and Quality Manager at the San Francisco-based roaster/retailer, Philz Coffee. Prior to that, Kris was Head Roaster at Equator Coffees. He is a licensed Q Arabica Grader through Coffee Quality Institute.