Meet the Crew

Ballast Point Brewing and Spirits’ dedicated team of craftsmen and women is the heart of our company.

Marty Birkel

Marty Birkel

President

Colby Chandler

Colby Chandler

Vice President, Specialty Brewer

James Murray

James Murray

Vice President, Brewing & Distilling

Julia Cain

Julia Cain

Director of R&D

Lauren Zeidler

Lauren Zeidler

Director of Quality

Brandon Green

Brandon Green

Director of Brewing

Aaron Justus

Aaron Justus

Director Of Brewing

Zach Volkman

Zach Volkman

Process Engineer

Pulkit Agrawal

Pulkit Agrawal

Process Engineer

Emily Bonfig

Emily Bonfig

Process Engineer

Peter Rosales

Peter Rosales

Process Controls Engineer

Derek Kermode

Derek Kermode

Brewing Manager

Chris Klein

Chris Klein

Brewing Manager

Jack Northam

Jack Northam

Cellar Manager

James Fox

James Fox

Cellar Manager

Steve Anderson

Steve Anderson

Senior Brewer/Barrel Aging Coordinator

Alex Melendez

Alex Melendez

Barrel Aging Assistant

Alex Culver

Alex Culver

Senior Brewer

Doug Pominville

Doug Pominville

Specialty Brewer

Chris Takeuchi

Chris Takeuchi

R&D Brewer

Chris Hotz

Chris Hotz

R&D Brewer

Doug Duffield

Doug Duffield

Brewing Instructor

Josh Smith

Josh Smith

Brewer

Adrian Alarid

Adrian Alarid

Brewer

Daren Rudy

Daren Rudy

Brewer

Patrick Moran

Patrick Moran

Brewer

Jeff Lozano

Jeff Lozano

Brewer

Anthony Beach

Anthony Beach

Brewer

Jake Whyte

Jake Whyte

Brewer

Thomas Ainsworth

Thomas Ainsworth

Brewer

Alan Schultz

Alan Schultz

Brewer

Matthew Simpson

Matthew Simpson

Brewer

Michael Bracey

Michael Bracey

Brewer

Dan Enjem

Dan Enjem

Brewer

Frank Yepiz

Frank Yepiz

Brewer

Andrew McGregor

Andrew McGregor

Brewer

Cody Rice

Cody Rice

Brewer

Diego De Luna

Diego De Luna

Brewer

Will Bogart

Will Bogart

Brewer

Keith Faught

Keith Faught

Brewer

James Cordrey

James Cordrey

Brewer

Richard Prodan

Richard Prodan

Brewer

Brett Luchesi

Brett Luchesi

Brewer

Matthew Laibson

Matthew Laibson

Field Quality Analyst

Skipp Shelly

Skipp Shelly

Field Quality Analyst

Jeff Reid

Jeff Reid

Field Quality Analyst

Lothar Steffens

Lothar Steffens

Quality Analyst

Kelly Schiabor

Kelly Schiabor

Quality Analyst

Liz Nagle

Liz Nagle

Quality Analyst

Matt Gallagher

Matt Gallagher

Quality Analyst

Arturo Hernandez

Arturo Hernandez

Quality Lab Assistant

Alex Bolt

Alex Bolt

Quality Lab Assistant

Charles Moritz

Charles Moritz

Quality Lab Assistant

John Milne

John Milne

Filter Technician

Justin Fix

Justin Fix

Filter Technician

Kyle Kerstetter

Kyle Kerstetter

Filter Technician

Matthew Hooks

Matthew Hooks

Filter Technician

Alex Schaeffer

Alex Schaeffer

Filter Technician

Jerry Kuerbiss

Jerry Kuerbiss

Filter Technician

Patrick McGuire

Patrick McGuire

Filter Technician

Tony Padilla

Tony Padilla

Filter Technician

Chris Kallam

Chris Kallam

Filter Technician

Daniel Phillips

Daniel Phillips

Filter Technician

Fred Braxton

Fred Braxton

Filter Technician

Jason Himes

Jason Himes

Filter Technician

Jose Novela

Jose Novela

Filter Technician

Brandon Clark

Brandon Clark

Filter Technician

David Latuno

David Latuno

Filter Technician

Donovan Contreras

Donovan Contreras

Filter Technician

Ryan Glenn

Ryan Glenn

Vice President of Operations

Keith Brushett

Keith Brushett

Vice President of Facilities & Engineering

Nolan Tondee

Nolan Tondee

Director of Operations

Bill Sherwood

Bill Sherwood

Director of Facilities

Steven Martins

Steven Martins

Director of Facilities

Megan Pecoraro

Megan Pecoraro

Director of Logistics

Steven Harper

Steven Harper

Director of Warehouse Operations

Roberto Acosta

Roberto Acosta

Supervisor of Facilities

Gabe Robles

Gabe Robles

International Logistics & Sales Support Manager

Jeanne Pacheco

Jeanne Pacheco

Distribution Manager

Jeff Matthias

Jeff Matthias

Distribution Manager

Oscar Lopez

Oscar Lopez

Distribution Manager

Vanessa Marquez

Vanessa Marquez

Packaging Analyst

Paul Merrifield

Paul Merrifield

Operations Manager

James Deview

James Deview

Product Distribution Manager

Robert Hooks

Robert Hooks

Warehouse Manager

Chris Nesvold

Chris Nesvold

Warehouse Manager

Josh Dexter

Josh Dexter

Receiving Supervisor

Doug Galeano

Doug Galeano

Electrician Supervisor

Mike Milano

Mike Milano

Production Manager

Wyatt Watt

Wyatt Watt

Production Manager

Sarah Lower

Sarah Lower

Production Manager

Chris O’Connell

Chris O’Connell

Production Manager

Sean MacCabe

Sean MacCabe

Production Manager

Dominic Demassimo

Dominic Demassimo

Production Supervisor

Oscar Delgadillo

Oscar Delgadillo

Production Supervisor

Jerald Podplesky

Jerald Podplesky

Production Lead

Michael Warrenburg

Michael Warrenburg

Production Lead

Alex Campuzano

Alex Campuzano

Production Lead

Nick Petro

Nick Petro

Production Lead

Brandon Roa

Brandon Roa

Production Lead

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