2018 Advisory Board

Craft Beverage Expo will encompass the vision and views of artisan beverage producers and suppliers like you, because industry leaders from all segments of the craft beverage community are well represented on the Advisory Board. These professionals are on the forefront of emerging trends, and their contributions of knowledge, expertise and thought leadership ensure the program’s relevance to your business needs.

Brad Brunson

Director of Sales Amorim Cork America

Jeff Clark

General Manager - Wine & Craft Beverage Group Live Oak Bank

Ralph Erenzo

Distiller, Co-Founder Tuthilltown Spirits

Michael Fairbrother

Founder & Mead Maker Moonlight Meadery LLC

Payam Fardanesh

Founder Silk Road Soda Company

Sharon Gowan

President California Cider Association

Gregory Hall

Founder Virtue Cider

Ginger Johnson

CEO/Founder Women Enjoying Beer

Michael Kaiser

Director of Communications and Regulatory Affairs WineAmerica

Cort Kinker

Managing Partner realize Drinks Supplier Advisory

James Kohn

Co-Owner Wandering Angus Ciderworks

Laura Lodge

Owner Customized Craft Beer Programs, LLC

Maura Meranda

Winemaker Meranda-Nixon Winery

Sean Q. Meyer

Partner/Winemaker Honor WInery

Cindy Molchany

Founder Craft Beverage Jobs & Craft Beverage Media

Karmen Olson

Senior Manager of Emerging Business Craft Brew Alliance

Lewis Perdue

Publisher Wine Industry Insight

Craig Rashkis

Attorney-at-Law Farwell Rashkis LLP

Marcus Robert

Operations Manager and Cider Maker Tieton Cider Works

Stefan Schachtell

Co-Founder Black Rock Spirits

Alie Shaper

President & Winemaker Brooklyn Oenology Winery

Moya Shatz Dolsby

Executive Director Idaho Wine Commission

Rebecca Stamey-White

Partner Hinman & Carmichael LLP

Cris Steller

Executive Director California Artisanal Distillers Guild

Dave Sweet

Director, USA and Canada Whisky Live