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Karen Lickteig

Nossa Familia Coffee
Marketing & Sustainability Director


Karen Lickteig (she/her) is the Co-Chair for BLD PNW. She is also the ABC Chair on the B Local PDX Board, and was previously Communications Chair. She is the Marketing & Sustainability Director for Nossa Familia Coffee, where she leads all thing marketing & communications, community engagement, and sustainability efforts, including B Corp Certification. She loves to travel, and coordinates and leads yearly coffee origin trips to Guatemala to connect customers and staff to the source of their coffee. She holds a Bachelor's degree in International Studies from Portland State University, and is currently pursuing a Master of Urban Studies also from PSU with a focus on Sustainable Development. Prior to working at Nossa Familia, she held positions with Edible Portland Magazine and the Middle East Studies Center and Urban Sustainability Accelerator at Portland State. She has completed the Master Recycler program and is a self-professed recycling and zero waste nerd, and was the architect of Nossa Familia’s pioneering to-go cup upcharge. She has appeared in articles in Forbes, Oregon Business Magazine, Sprudge, Fresh Cup Magazine, Daily Coffee News, and on OPB’s Think Out Loud show. She has previously served on the Oregon Coffee Board, and currently serves on the Boards of The Street Trust and B Local PDX.