Karen Dunlap – Sales & Education Director comes to Bushwick Tea with over a decade of experience in the tea business in New York City and abroad. She has pioneered tea programs in restaurants, including Danny Meyer's Union Square Cafe, stores and office spaces. Her continued obsession is to elevate tea and bring about unexpected moments of beauty through its enjoyment. She has been featured in The Economist, Edible Manhattan, Gotham, The Leonard Lopate Show, Heritage Radio Network and Martha Stewart Living Radio. Karen lives in Brooklyn.

Ratesh Chopra – CEO & Founder a London born NYer brings his childhood tea drinking experience and habits.