We know this is your passion and life’s work. It’s ours, too. That is what drives our sales team to do whatever it takes to deliver superior quality and service to your brewhouse or distillery.
Craft Manager - Ohio River Valley Region
Industry Since: 1997
Experience: Fedway Associates, Catamount, Newcastle, St. Killian Importing
Education/Certifications: Cicerone, Bourbon Steward
With more than 20 years’ experience, Jon is a seasoned veteran who is passionate about the craft industry and all that it produces. He has worked in sales and distribution for both wine and spirits as well as craft beer, including ales and lagers from Europe’s leading brewhouses.
Craft Manager - Midwest Region
Industry Since: 2013
Experience: Finch, Goose Island
Education/Certifications: Advanced Cicerone, Bourbon Steward, Cider Professional
Preferred Drink: Helles Lager
Beau’s roots in the industry are planted firmly in Chicago, home to a wealth of standout craft breweries and distilleries and a well-established production and distribution scene. He is also a certified beer judge and panel member for the Beverage Testing Institute in Chicago.
Craft Manager - Southwest Region
Industry Since: 2011
Experience: B United International, St. Andrews, Luvians Bottle Shop
George is a student of both history itself and the history of beer specifically. He first entered the craft beer scene working for a local bottle shop while a student at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, and over the past decade has become well-versed in beer production in addition to sales and distribution.
Regional Craft Manager - North America
Industry Since: 2014
Experience: Union Beer Distributors
Liam has managed distribution for boutique and large scale breweries in Brooklyn and Manhattan that are part of New York City’s vibrant craft beer landscape. He is well-attuned to the distinguished tastes and preferences of the Northeast and is driven by helping craft brewers and distillers bring their vision to life.
Craft Manager - Northwest Region
Industry Since: 2011
Experience: Boneyard Beer, Mcmenamin’s, Breakside, Riverbend, Country Malt Group
Mike is a native Oregonian who worked on both the distribution and delivery sides as well as in production before venturing into raw material sales. His vast industry experience stems from a passion for craft beer—a lifelong devotion he enjoys sharing in common with his customers across the Pacific Northwest.
Craft Manager - South Region
Industry Since: 2007
Experience: Jekyll, New Belgium
Jonathan has worked extensively with beer sales and distribution throughout the South, from a local microbrewery to one of the largest craft producers in North America. The rich industry experience and knowledge he possesses as well as strong relationships he has built are strong assets Jonathan brings to his day-to-day role with Prairie Malt.