James McCann is an organic farmer growing coffee and subtropical fruits, and consultant for Regenerative Agriculture systems. He roasts coffee at his family farm Tularosa in the De Luz wine region of northern San Diego County.
Lucia Solis is a Microbiologist specializing in "microbial demucilagination working as an independent consultant working directly with coffee producers in origin countries to improve processing practices to increase quality.
Matt Perger is the World Brewers Cup Champion for 2012, placed 2nd (2013) and 3rd (2011) in the World Barista Championships, and in 2014 was the Coffee in Good Spirits World Champion. He is a partner at Sensory Lab in Melbourne Australia and the owner of Barista Hustle.