2021 Presenters

2021 Keynote Presenters

 

Nick Buzzell

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Spirits Network
 

Lester Jones

Chief Economist National Beer Wholesalers Association
 

Peggy Noe Stevens

Founder Bourbon Women Founder & President Peggy Noe Stevens & Associates

2021 Presenters

 

Melissa Autilio Fleischut

President and CEO New York State Restaurant Association
 

Dan Betzler

Category Manager for Wine and Spirits SpartanNash
 

Brook Bristow

Attorney at Lager Bristow Beverage Law, LLC
 

Eddie “Chimi” Anderson

Sales Manager Craftroads Beverage
 

Janelle Christian

Industry Outreach Program Manager Alcohol and Tobacco Tax Trade Bureau (TTB)
 

Latiesha Cook

Co-Founder, President & CEO Beer Kulture
 

Andrew Coplon

Founder Secret Hopper Founder Craft Beer Professionals
 

Ingrid Cornehl

CEO ByQuest
 

Sean Dolan

General Manager MassMutual Center Arena & Convention Center
 

Theresa Dorr

Direct to Consumer, Hospitality, Market Strategy & Direct to Consumer Club Consultant VinoShipper
 

Nicole Eilers

Marketing Director Iowa Wine Growers Association

CJ Fowler

Partner Goat Rodeo Capital
 

Taylor Foxman

Founder & CEO The Industry Collective
 

Eric Franco

Partner RAYO
 

Susanne Fullerton

Co-Founder Fullerton Wines
 

Darlene Gagnon

Founder WeKinnect Global Branding Agency Founder Kinetic Promotional Product Services
 

Andres Gomez

Director, Food & Beverage MGM Resorts International – Detroit
 

Alex Grelli

Partner Wigle Whiskey/Pittsburgh Distilling Co. Co-Owner Threadbare Cider and Mead
 

Matt Hughes

Commercial Insurance Broker and Risk Manager Moody Insurance Agency
 

Kathleen Inman

Owner, Winemaker & General Manager Inman Family Wines
 

Josh Jacobs

Co-Founder and CEO Speakeasy Co.
 

Quinton Jay

Proprietor Bacchus Wine Shop (BWS) Founder and Managing Director Bacchus Consulting Group (BCG)
 

Scott Kolbe

Marketing Advisor, Craft Beverages Market Your Craft
 

Jennifer Lawson

Chief Civic Innovation Officer Points of Light
 

Marian Leitner-Waldman

CEO & Founder Archer Roose
 

Laura Lodge

Owner Customized Craft Beer Programs Co-Founder Start A Brewery, LLC
 

Courtney McKee

CEO Headframe Spirits
 

Daniel Meeks

Writer & Hospitality Professional
 

Tim Myers

Owner Strange Craft Beer Co.
 

Jennifer Newman

CEO/Co-Owner Young Lion Brewing Company, LLC
 

Dave Oz

Creator & Owner Bathtub Gin
 

Sean O’Leary

Irish Liquor Lawyer
 

Airelle Peters

Owner Black Mermaid Beer Lifestyle Brand
 

Ben Reese

Owner Lionheart Coffee Company
 

Cheri Reese

Co-Owner Far North Spirits
 

Julie Rhodes

Owner – Educator – Business Coach Not Your Hobby Marketing Solutions
 

Jennelle Root Martell

Co-Chief and Overseer of Order South City Ciderworks
 

Scott Rosenbaum

Chief Executive Officer Ah So Insights
 

Brandon Schwartz

President DRNXMYTH
 

Donald Seitz

National Program Director – Craft Beverage The Cincinnati Insurance Companies
 

Jason Sleeman

Vice President - Craft Beverage Lending United Community Bank (UCBI)
 

Eric Thelen

Founder and CEO Oznr
 

Ryan Thompson

Founder 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company
 

Lana Toler

Marketing and Innovation Manager The Spearhead Group
 

John Urlaub

Owner Rohrbach Brewing Company
 

Paul Vander Heide

Vander Mill Cidery
 

Talia Vernon Spera

Vice President, Festivals & Live Events Next Glass, Inc.
 

April Wachtel

Founder/CEO Cheeky Cocktails
 

Tom Wark

Executive Director National Association of Wine Retailers
 

Jennie Weiland

Managing Director, Small Business PayneWest Insurance
 

Lisa Wicker

President & Head Distiller Widow Jane Distillery