Carolyn Greenspan is an owner and the Chief Executive Officer of Blue State Coffee, a purveyor and roaster of fairly traded, organic coffee that donates 2 percent of sales to local nonprofit organizations chosen by its customers at its 8 retail locations. Carolyn believes that business can be a positive force for good and Blue State Coffee tries to be an example of this. She serves on the boards of several schools and non-profit organizations. She graduated from Brown University and Columbia Law School. She and her husband Marshall Ruben live in the Hartford area and have 4 children.