Meet The Team

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Jeff Ericson
Founder

Jeff Ericson is the leading visionary and founder of Moringatein. He studied Theology at Northwest University and formed Camano Island Coffee Roasters in 1999. Like Camano Island Coffee Roasters, Moringatein is built on the principle of buying responsibly and creating generational change. Jeff brings a depth of experience launching successful businesses and building social enterprises that benefit the communities they serve in meaningful ways. 

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James Colburn
Business Development

James Colburn brings over 20 years of experience developing marketing campaigns, spearheading fundraising efforts, and creating collaborative partnerships in his role as Moringatein’s development leader. He earned a master’s degree in International Community Development from Northwest University and a bachelor’s degree in marketing and management from the University of Oregon. James is passionate about social enterprise and helping companies do good in the world.

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Trevor Parrick
Recipe Development

Trevor Parrick is our lead recipe developer and plays a key role in making Moringatein taste great while packing a nutritional punch. He received a bachelor’s degree in social sciences from Western Washington University. For the past 18 years, Trevor has been in the food and beverage industry involved in marketing and sales training. Here at Moringatein, Trevor is inspired everyday to make a real difference through the power of accurate knowledge. 

 

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Erica Landis
Blogger

Erica is our main blogger and a total protein fanatic who loves making protein smoothies every day. She received a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Washington. Erica is excited to be a part of Moringatein because helping children and adults meet their nutritional goals is important to her.

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Robin Gunderson
Graphics and Video Production

Robin is our talented videographer and graphics producer. In 2013, she received her bachelor’s degree in communications, with an emphasis on radio and television production from Franciscan University of Stuebenville in Ohio. Moringatein combines some of Robin’s favorite things: health, smoothies and making a difference. Robin loves creating impactful videos which help Moringatein change the world. 

 

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Jenn Sinker
Social Media and Content Creator

Jenn received her bachelor’s degree in business administration, specializing in marketing management from Central Washington University. She came to Camano Island Coffee Roasters in 2012 as a customer service manager and has transitioned to the Moringatein team. Jenn is passionate about making a real difference by providing people, like Moringa farmers, the tools and resources to sustain themselves and their communities.