Elizabeth McLaughlin serves as the Retail Channel Lead at Westrock Coffee Company. Elizabeth’s first cup of coffee was in Rwanda in 2013 where she immediately went to visit upon joining Westrock Coffee. This is where Elizabeth fell in love with coffee, the families who cultivate this beautiful, delicious crop and the mission to build strong, ethical supply chains.
Prior to joining Westrock Coffee, Elizabeth owned and served as Chief Operating Officer of SIR Research, a consumer marketing research firm in Richmond, Virginia. She previously worked as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at PBM Products, a private label consumer products company. She began her career at Alltel Corporation with a role in investor relations, corporate communications, and regional marketing in Virginia and the Carolinas.