Director of Coffee, Madcap Coffee
Ryan Knapp is the Director of Coffee and co-founder at Madcap Coffee. Ryan began working in Specialty Coffee in 2006 after a study abroad program in Uganda and Rwanda where he saw coffee’s global impact first hand. Today, Ryan is responsible for Madcap’s sourcing and QC program. He focuses his energy on the producing side of the supply chain with an emphasis on quality and sustainability. Ryan has served as Juror for the Cup of Excellence and is a 2 time North Central Regional Barista Champion. When not making, cupping or sourcing coffee you can find Ryan enjoying wine, cooking food and spending time outdoors with his family in Grand Rapids, MI.