Director of Product Development

Michelle Sundquist, a 20+ year Starbucks’ Partner, comes to us with an extensive background in the food and beverage industry. She was responsible for designing Innovative new beverages and the commercialization of the supporting ingredients and tools. Michelle Joined Starbucks after supporting the Seattle’s Best Coffee team (a division of Starbucks), her roles there included including developing an entire new platform of specialized hot and blended beverages for a new concept drive through and a line of beverages that launched throughout the US exclusively at State Fairs.

In the past 20 years, she has been responsible for creating multiple new limited time offerings, curated beverages for licenses partners, and developing unique high-end beverages for the Starbucks Roastery.  Her greatest accomplishment was her development and commercialization of a sustainable, scalable, repeatable and consistent Cold Brew Coffee that launched in over 12,000 U.S. locations and eventually worldwide.

What product would you like CBD to be in next?

Any juice or smoothie place and be able get a CBD shot along with my super greens!”