|Oscar grew up around coffee, often accompanying his mother as she harvested coffee cherries. As a teenager, he and several friends, including his future wife Nidia, started a coffee sourcing and roasting company in Antigua, Guatemala. Espresso Esperanza joined forces with Seattle Coffee Works in 2013. Oscar has been a certified Q Arabica Grader and Processing Professional since 2017. He and Nidia and their children live in San Pedro Las Huertas, Guatemala.