Members of Kona Hills

Kona Hills is a large-scale Kona coffee farming operation managed by a consortium of experienced Kona coffee farmers, large scale agricultural/coffee farmers and institutional investors with
extensive worldwide agricultural experience. We all share a passion for quality Kona coffee.

Audrey Lincoff

Owner and Principal, Audrey Lincoff Communications

Consultant to Kona Hills, LLC

Audrey Lincoff is an accomplished, award winning communications professional with more than 20 years’ experience building corporate communications and consumer programs, and guiding initiatives for Fortune 500 companies in retail, hospitality and manufacturing.  Audrey’s deep experience includes executive counsel, media and public relations (financial and business, crisis communications and issues management, and consumer) brand positioning, and marketing and advertising experience in retail and consumer products businesses; sponsorship negotiation and management; and special event management.

Currently, Audrey provides strategic communications planning and execution to companies, public relations agencies and trial attorneys. Recent clients come from the coffee, commercial service, wireless, pharmaceutical, hospitality and retail industries.

Audrey served as Senior Vice President for Publicis Consultants USA (now MSL Group Seattle) in 2010/2012. During this time she was responsible for generating new business and directing two key agency accounts in wireless and consumer products.

Prior to Publicis, Audrey served as vice president, Corporate Communications for Expedia, Inc., in 2007/2008. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and working closely with other key members of the executive team, she provided strong and proactive leadership to all aspects of Expedia’s public relations and media activities for corporate, consumer and supplier businesses.

Before Expedia, Audrey served as vice president, Global Communications for Starbucks Coffee Company. In this role, she interacted daily with the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and other senior leaders by providing communications counsel and media relations support.  Additionally, she was responsible for setting the strategic direction for global business media and issues management, with emphasis on enhancing the company’s global reputation around social responsibility, coffee expertise and innovation. She built the financial media relations function, strategy and team, as well as a strong network of top tier business and consumer media.