Marcus has had the sincere pleasure of being a member of the Specialty Coffee Community for over 20 years and is currently President of Tradecraft Coffee & Tea, a division of Canteen North America. Marcus also volunteers his time with the Specialty Coffee Association and most recently as the National Coordinator for the US Chapter of the Specialty Coffee Association. Marcus has held Executive leadership, marketing, and operational roles with Simonelli Group – North America, Mahlkönig, Intelligentsia Coffee, Trade Coffee, Bonavita, and Kaldi’s Coffee. Marcus also spent four wonderful years as the Director of Community Development with the SCA(A). He currently lives in Chicago with his husband, family and grumble of rescue pugs, and can sometimes be found running the lakeshore for marathon training.