Latiesha Cook

 

Latiesha is an experienced General Sales Manager, Humanitarian and is the CEO, Co-Founder and President of Beer Kulture, a nonprofit organization dedicated to increase diversity, equity and inclusion within the craft beverage space. Beginning her journey in craft beer in 2016, Latiesha is also a Certified Beer Server through the Cicerone Certification Program.  Her mission is to enrich the lives of all people, specifically reaching Black, African American, Hispanic, Native North American, Pacific Islander and other BIPOC and people of color. Through her work as CEO of Beer Kulture, Latiesha’s leadership has led to the implementation of programs that intentionally target people of color as candidates for employment. Reaching beyond the taproom, she has also created initiatives that help Brewery owners connect with their immediate communities through her work launching Kulture 4 Da Kids, Scholarship and Paid internship programs and Beer Kulture’s Job Board. Her goal is to continue to create opportunities that build trust and strengthen communities of color by using craft beer as a conduit to accomplish a more diverse, equitable and inclusive space within the craft beverage market. 

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