If you enjoy tea, then chances are you know the Bigelow Tea name. Cindi Bigelow is the third-generation president and CEO of family-owned Bigelow Tea, the U.S. market leader of specialty teas that produces more than 2 billion tea bags annually. In this episode, Cindi shares her childhood memories of tea tasting in the family kitchen, her ambition to one day run the company, and memories of her grandmother Ruth Bigelow who founded the business in her New York City apartment.
Cindi’s inspiring story gives us an inside view of what it’s like to run a family business, the challenging lessons learned throughout her career, and why fluidity makes great leaders. Sit back, brew your favorite cup of Bigelow Tea and enjoy an UpFront conversation with Cindi Bigelow.