Alejandro Garcia-Palacios, MBA

Garcia-Palacios, Alejandro 1596969Mr. Garcia-Palacios is a third generation coffee grower who is currently delving deeper into ecologically friendly and sustainable production techniques. He attributes his success to his perseverance, continued pursuit of knowledge and a long-term vision and passion for the field.

Title: President
Company: Café Le Fortuna
Location: Hinsdale, IL United States


  • Chief Executive Officer, Finca Los Andes (1980-Present)
  • Chief Executive Officer, Industrializadora de Kaffee Andes (1990-Present)
  • Confederacion Mexicana de Productores de Cafe (1990)
  • Member of EX ITAM (1990)
  • Member of PADI (1988)
  • Member of the Mexico Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the Specialty Coffee Association of America
  • President, Industrializadora de Kaffee Andes (1990-Present)
  • President, Finca Los Andes (1980-Present)
  • President, Small Business Coffee Roasters Chamber of Mexico (2000-2003)
  • Pro-Bono Consultant, Various Coffee Growers Associations
  • Vice-President,  Coffee Roasters Chamber of Mexico (2003-Present)
  • Volunteer, Confederacion Mexicana de Productores


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2013)
  • Featured Member, Calendar Series, Worldwide Branding (2014)
  • Featured Member, Live365 (2013)
  • Featured Member, Pro-Files Magazine, Worldwide Who’s Who (2013)
  • VIP of the Year, Worldwide Who’s Who (2012)
  • Inductee, Lifetime Membership, Worldwide Who’s Who (2012)

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