Chinonso Okehie is a Nigerian-American who moved from her native home in Nigeria to the US at the age of 13. She graduated from the University of Notre Dame in MD with a BA in Accounting and Management and went on to obtain her MBA in General Business Management. While she has built a successful career in investment banking, Chinonso has always had a deep passion for authentic tea coupled with a desire to make a positive impact on the lives of African farmers.
In 2017, Chinonso embarked on a trip to Kenya in quest of what it takes to produce tea. Chinonso established a partnership with the Kenya Tea Department Agency and was able to visit various tea farms and build connections with the farmers who work tirelessly to produce high quality African tea.
Chinonso’s tea farm experience opened the gateway to pursue her passion in life. She made a commitment to give tea drinkers a golden opportunity to experience the goodness of African tea while concurrently supporting and empowering the farmers who make it all possible.