With a background in Organizational Change, Mboone Umbima has earned the reputation of a genuine change agent and a trailblazing brand and marketing executive. Coupled with her experience as an executive coach and corporate social responsibility leader, few people have the depth and breadth of experience that she has. With 15 years of experience spanning multiple industries, banking, food service, philanthropy and now the beverage industry, Mboone has been recognized for her bold thinking and cutting edge ideas. During her time at the Compass Group, she chaired the B&I Diversity and Inclusion Action Council, establishing a mentorship program to create growth opportunities for women and people of color.
In 2016, she took a sabbatical year in Kenya where she headed the communications for Kenya’s largest foundation, the Equity Group Foundation, working on socioeconomic transformational programs aimed at servicing the poor through education and financial inclusion.
As the VP of Brand Strategy at David Rio Coffee and Tea, she is responsible for the organization’s philanthropic programs working with the International Fund for Animal Welfare supporting conservation programs all over the world. Mboone is passionate about the impact of effective leadership. She cares deeply about Africa’s wild life and loves super spicy masala chai.