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Silvana Gonzalez

2019 Mentee

Chief Executive Officer and Founder, LA DIVISA Specialty Coffee


Silvana is chief executive officer of La Divisa. She has seven years of experience in the farm to cup process in the Colombian specialty coffee industry. Her passion is to create sustainability around the best coffee in the world, Colombian coffee. She is in charge of opening new markets at the worldwide level, product development, and La Divisa’ s sustainable recycling program. Silvana is the first woman in Colombia certified as a professional roaster by the SCA (Specialty Coffee Association).

Mentor: Eileen Kiernan, Global President, J3, Universal McCann; Lynn Lewis, U.S. CEO, Universal McCann