Cody completed two Bachelor's Degrees (Geography; German Studies) as a President's Scholar at California State University Long Beach, graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa in 2012.
Since then, he has worked for city government, non-profit organizations, Patagonia, and the specialty coffee industry. Also, he has volunteered with the US Forest Service, Habitat for Humanity, Ashland Independent Film Festival, Tahoe Rim Trail Association, Tahoe Food Hub, and Oregon Natural Desert Association. His travels have taken him throughout the United States and to Canada, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and Norway.
Cody is currently Assistant Wholesale Manager for Noble Coffee Roasting in Ashland, OR.