Chris Pledger

Chris Pledger serves as Chief Financial Officer at Westrock Coffee Company, overseeing all finance, accounting, tax, and corporate develop functions for the company worldwide.  He also leads the global expansion of the company’s trading and export operations. 

Prior to joining Westrock Coffee in 2013, Chris served as the company’s outside legal counsel as a partner at Kutak Rock LLP.  He has also served as a legal, international business, and finance executive at Hunt Oil Company.  Chris began his career as a corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions attorney at Thompson & Knight LLP and Vinson & Elkins LLP.  Chris serves on the Board of Directors of Falcon Coffees Limited and Rwanda Trading Company.