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Meet the Team

Chris Baird
Position: Sales Manager
Favorite Beer: Odell IPA
Favorite Musician/Band: Dinosaur Jr.
Favorite Quote: "I have a theory that the truth is never told during the 9-5 hours." - Hunter S Thompson
Unknown Talent: Dad jokes
Blake Bourque
Position: Brewer
Favorite Beer: Anabasis, or any barley wine for that matter!
Favorite Musician/Band: Tool
Favorite Quote: "He's bona fide!"
Unknown Talent: Putting up with Chase for hours on end.
Marshall Burden
Nickname: Birdie
Position: Inventory and Supply Chain Tech
Favorite Beer: 3.8 Miles
Favorite Musician/Band: Jon Bellion
and Beautiful Mind
Favorite Quote: "Just gonna sent it."
Unknown Talent: Been a drummer for over 12 years.
Jordan Chestnut
Nickname: Sweet
Position: Taproom
Favorite Beer: La Folie
Favorite Musician/Band: Joyner Lucas
Favorite Quote: “Damaged people are dangerous because they know how to survive” - Josephine Hart
Unknown Talent: Small Time Rapper
Patrick Combs
Position: QA/QC Manager
Favorite Beer: Rochefort 8
Favorite Musician/Band: Manchester Orchestra
Favorite Quote: “Whatever your career may be, do not let yourselves become tainted by a deprecating and barren scepticism...Live in the serene peace of laboratories and libraries." - Louis Pasteur
Unknown Talent: Amatuer fire breather
Matty Connor
Nickname: Matty Ice Position: Sales Representative
Favorite Beer: Modelo
Favorite Musician/Band: Marcus King Band or Jason Isbell
Favorite Quote: “Get two birds stoned at once ” - Ricky (Trailer Park Boys)
Unknown Talent: Getting covered in oil from my garage... or I can make some bitching metal art.
Cody Devries
Position: Taproom
Favorite Beer: Orion The Draft
Favorite Musician/Band: Led Zeppelin
Favorite Quote: "Leap before you look!" -The Tick
Unknown Talent: One time I slept for 14 hours, does that count?
David Dougherty
Nickname: Prime Time
Position: Sales Representative
Favorite Beer: Pina Colada Milkshake
Favorite Musician/Band: House of Pain
Favorite Quote: "Messed around got a triple-double" - Cube
Unknown Talent: I could speak French 25 years ago.
Clark Ellis
Nickname: Dad
Position: Taproom
Favorite Beer: Pink Vapor Stew
Favorite Musician/Band: Parquet Courts
Favorite Quote: "I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me." - Hunter S. Thompson
Unknown Talent: Off-road Zamboni racing and Crabcore dancing.
Neil Fisher
Nickname: Nilly Wonka
Position: Co-Founder / Head Brewer
Favorite Beer: Odell IPA
Favorite Musician/Band: Does Taylor Swift count as a band? If not, Avett Brothers.
Favorite Quote: "Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value." - Albert Einstein
Unknown Talent: I'm better at Super Smash Bros. than any responsible adult should be.
Andrew Frias
Nickname: Drew
Position: Sales Representative
Favorite Beer: Juicy bits!!
Favorite Musician/Band: The Whispers
Favorite Quote: "Wooooo!"
Unknown Talent: Eat a whole box of cereal within a 2 hr period. Lets rock.
Steve Froom
Nickname: Hophead
Position: Sales Representative
Favorite Beer: The Veil - Apple Brandy Toast E Coilz
Favorite Musician/Band: 311
Favorite Quote: "You met me at a weird time in my life"
Unknown Talent: 5th grade spelling bee champ
Arne Garlick
Nickname: Dad
Position: Director of Brewing Operations
Favorite Beer: Duchesse De Bourgogne
Favorite Musician/Band: Zack Attack
Favorite Quote: "Never underestimate how much assistance...there might be in a well-made taco and a cold bottle of beer." - Tom Robbins
Unknown Talent: I, somehow, some way keep comin' up with funky ass brews like every single day.
Derek Gold
Position: Production Manager
Favorite Beer: Probably some spontaneous Belgian sour, but how could I possibly play favorites?
Favorite Musician/Band: Deftones
Favorite Quote: "I don't understand the question, and I won't respond to it." - Lucille Bluth
Jake Goodman
Position: Director of Marketing
Favorite Beer: Orval
Favorite Musician/Band: Miles Davis
Favorite Quote: "Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up...and loudly proclaiming, 'Wow what a ride!'" - Hunter S. Thompson
Unknown Talent: I can make a bottle of Malort disappear before your very eyes.
Gavin Hall
Position: Taproom Manager
Favorite Beer: Nightmare on Brett
Favorite Musician/Band: Say Anything
Favorite Quote: "What is your greatest ambition?" "To become immortal, and then die." - À Bout de Souffle (1960)
Unknown Talent: I can play an entire match of Smash Bros without realizing I'm looking at the wrong character.
Alonzo Harrison
Position: Taproom
Favorite Beer: Spotted Cow by New Glarus
Favorite Musician/Band: Bibio
Favorite Quote: "It's the questions we can't answer that teach us the most...If you give a man an answer, all he gains is a little fact. But give him a question and he'll look for his own answers." - Patrick Rothfuss
Unknown Talent: I make exceptional snow angels.
Eric Hashberger
Nickname: Hash
Position: Director of Finance
Favorite Beer: Um...whatever is in my fridge at the time...
Favorite Musician/Band: Justin Timberlake
Favorite Quote: "Quod erat demonstrandum" (or QED for short...)
Unknown Talent: Shrinking capsules on bottles....didn't know I had a talent for that one....
Nathan Jensrud
Nickname: Nate
Position: Packaging Operator
Favorite Beer: Odell IPA
Favorite Musician/Band: The Rolling Stones
Favorite Quote: "You can’t always get what you want, but if you try sometime, you just might find, you get what you need."
Unknown Talent: I pick things with small strings.
Colin Jones
Nickname: CJ
Position: Co-Founder / CEO
Favorite Beer: Bells Two Hearted
Favorite Musician/Band: Radiohead
Favorite Quote: "I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.” - Bilbo Baggins
Unknown Talent: I have a really good aim! In particular I'm quite adept at throwing food stuffs into people's mouth holes from afar!
Austin LaBrune
Nickname: LaBrew
Position: Taproom
Favorite Beer: Doubleganger - Treehouse
Favorite Musician/Band: Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals
Favorite Quote: "I love lamp."
Unknown Talent: I can make a bowl of Velveeta Shells disappear in the blink of an eye!
Dess Leeper
Position: Taproom
Favorite Beer: India Pale Ale
Favorite Musician/Band: My Morning Jacket
Favorite Quote: “Walk in beauty”
Unknown Talent: World collider
Joe Meyer
Nickname: Joseppy
Position: Packaging Operator
Favorite Beer: Odell IPA
Favorite Musician/Band: Weezer
Favorite Quote: "People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day." - A. A. Milne
Unknown Talent: I study physics, play a ton of chess, and turn chickens into ninjas.
Wade Meyer
Position: Brewer
Favorite Beer: Saison Bernice
Favorite Musician/Band: Queen
Favorite Quote: “I knew exactly what to do. But in a much more real sense, I had no idea what to do.” - Michael Scott
Unknown Talent: Metal fabrication
Chase Moore
Position: Brewer
Favorite Beer: Montucky Cold Snacks
Favorite Musician/Band: Wu Tang Clan
Favorite Quote: "Intentionally blank."
Unknown Talent: Fly sparging
Mike Nelson
Nickname: Nelly Nell
Position: Sales Representative
Favorite Beer: Bell’s Two Hearted
Favorite Musician/Band: Greensky Bluegrass
Favorite Quote: "That rug really ties the room together" - The Dude
Unknown Talent: I can fold my tongue into a cloverleaf
Lisa Nuss
Nickname: Mom
Position: Sales Admin
Favorite Beer: WeldWerks Blackberry Cobbler Berliner
Favorite Musician/Band: Queen & Ariana Grande
Favorite Quote: "There’s some good in this world, Mr. Frodo… and it’s worth fighting for." - Samwise Gamgee
Unknown Talent: I'm a pretty decent baker!
Alex Paine
Nickname: AP
Position: Senior Sales Representative
Favorite Beer: Two Hearted
Favorite Musician/Band: Gary Clark Jr.
Favorite Quote: “Make friends first, make sales second, make love third. In no particular order.”- Michael Scott
Unknown Talent: I swim pretty well for a fat guy.
Kristin Popcheff
Nickname: KPop
Position: Director of Operations
Favorite Beer: Blind Pig
Favorite Musician/Band: Murder by Death
Favorite Quote: "Not all those who wander are lost" - J.R.R. Tolkien
Unknown Talent: I'm pretty good at doing zombie makeup.
Luz Rascon Almada
Position: Packaging Operator
Favorite Beer: Juicy Bits
Favorite Musician/Band: The Eagles
Unknown Talent: I do my own hair and can eat a whole bag of gummies in one sitting.
Ann Roberts
Position: Taproom
Favorite Beer: Grandma J’s Strawberry
Rhubarb Pie Berliner
Favorite Musician/Band: ABBA or Katy Perry
Favorite Quote: "I brake for birds, I rock a lot of polka dots, I have touched glitter in the last 24 hours.”
- Jessica Day from New Girl
Unknown Talent: I love to Lindy Hop! 💃
Nick Santefort
Nickname: Santa
Position: Senior Brewer
Favorite Beer: Cuvée Rene
Favorite Musician/Band: Eric Church
Favorite Quote: "We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same." - Carlos Castenada
Unknown Talent: I do talk sometimes.
Skip Schwartz
Nickname: Eric
Position: Innovation and Wood Cellar Lead
Favorite Beer: Blind Pig - Russian River
Favorite Musician/Band: Taylor Swift
Favorite Quote: “50% of the world is below average” - Wade Meyer
Unknown Talent: I am the current HOMES Brewing “Try Hard” tournament champion.
Cameron Tellez
Nickname: Cam
Position: Brewer
Favorite Beer: Slow Pour Pils
Favorite Musician/Band: Crystal Castles
Favorite Quote: "I'm gonna put a curse on you and all your kids will be born completely naked." - Jimi Hendrix
Unknown Talent: I am pretty good at imitating accents and cartoon characters, I also play death metal.
Jordan Wheeler
Nickname: Gordo // Gordon Waller
Position: Senior Packaging Operator
Favorite Beer: Rumple Minze
Favorite Musician/Band: Insane Clown Posse
Favorite Quote: “I Lost My Keys” - Jordan Wheeler
Unknown Talent: I always find my keys.

Chris Baird

Sales Manager

Blake Bourque

Brewer

Marshall Burden

Inventory and Supply Chain Tech

Jordan Chestnut

Taproom

Patrick Combs

QA/QC Manager

Matty Connor

Sales Representative

Cody DeVries

Taproom

David Dougherty

Sales Representative

Clark Ellis

Taproom

Neil Fisher

Co-Founder & Head Brewer

Andrew Frias

Sales Representative

Steve Froom

Sales Representative

Arne Garlick

Director of Brewing Operations

Derek Gold

Production Manager

Jake Goodman

Director of Marketing

Gavin Hall

Taproom Manager

Alonzo Harrison

Taproom

Eric Hashberger

Director of Finance

Nathan Jensrud

Packaging Operator

Colin Jones

Co-Founder & CEO

Austin LaBrune

Taproom

Dess Leeper

Taproom

Joe Meyer

Packaging Operator

Wade Meyer

Brewer

Chase Moore

Brewer

Mike Nelson

Sales Representative

Lisa Nuss

Sales Admin

Alex Paine

Senior Sales Representative

Kristin Popcheff

Director of Operations

Luz Rascon Almada

Packaging Operator

Ann Roberts

Taproom

Nick Santefort

Senior Brewer

Skip Schwartz

Innovation and Wood Cellar Lead

Cameron Tellez

Brewer

Jordan Wheeler

Senior Packaging Operator

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