President & CEO
Specializes in business formation, branding & product development and project planning. Trained in various aspects of business, manufacturing & system processes, and advanced computer & digital technologies. Responsible for the daily operations of the company, as well as tea tasting & blending. For fun, enjoys tea party events, professional photography work, designing, graphic & fine art, and much more.
V.P. of Sales & distribution
Experience with growing businesses competitively, tea & coffee plantation field management & manufacturing, and international importing & exporting. Responsible for Sales & Distribution. A great people manager & motivator. A tea & coffee taster, blender, and buyer. For fun, enjoys traveling to explore new places, friends, music, and golfing for a lifetime.
Meet the Founders of TeaVantage, Inc. (a.k.a. TeaVantage) Ian & Athena Robbins, a unique powerhouse couple with hearts as big as their vision!
Ian's from down under Australia and Athena's originally from the South Pacific, both with origins and cultures of hospitality and exotic beginnings.
The pair have impeccable taste and creative styles to go along with their love of the tea industry business. The Robbins' have a strong passion for people, health tea and adventure just to name a few.
Although the two are world's apart in unique upbringing and culture, they're both a force to be reckoned with when it comes to the values and purpose they hold dear. When it comes to people and business, both share a common belief in doing their best with integrity, while having fun! Where possible, Ian and Athena enjoys giving back charitably to help others and worthwhile causes. Both have a long history of giving and making a difference.
Ian lives and breathes business, family, adventure and golf, while Athena lives and breaths nearly the same, along with other creative and technical interests. There's no doubt these two are the Ying and the Yang of each other, and people quickly recognize their unforgettable personalities and talents after spending just a few minutes with the couple.
Underneath those smiling faces are two very determined and battle-scarred warriors who laugh at challenges with infectious crazy humor! Their goal is to build and use TeaVantage as a vehicle to effect positive changes in peoples' lives and communities.
TeaVantage would like to invite you to help support its business Vision & Mission, so together we can make a difference bringing our communities together more strongly. Stay tuned and stay connected to watch the progress you'll be a part in creating. Thank you for supporting small businesses with a dream, and we hope you'll spread the word about TeaVantage!