Scott Ford

CEO & Co-founder at Westrock Coffee


Scott Ford, Co-founder of Westrock Coffee Company, serves as Chief Executive Officer. When Scott started Westrock Coffee, the goal was to give back in a way that led to economic change in the lives of the people of Rwanda. Evidence ten years later is a vertically integrated coffee company that impacts over one million members of smallholder farming households in more than 20 different coffee growing countries worldwide.

In addition to Westrock Coffee, Scott serves as Chief Executive Officer of Westrock Group, LLC, the parent company of Westrock Coffee and Westrock Asset Management. Prior to forming the Westrock family of companies, Scott served as President and CEO of Alltel Corporation.

He began his professional career as an investment banker and subsequently served as the Assistant to the Chairman at Stephens Group where his work involved traditional investment banking services, equity portfolio management, venture capital investing, and acquisitions in the media industry. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of AT&T Inc.


  • CEO & Co-founder

    Current role

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