Frank Smalla

    Frank H. Smalla
    Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer
    Frank H. Smalla was named Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of Boston Beer on February 19, 2016, after serving in the interim position of Senior Vice President, Finance since January 2016. Mr. Smalla previously worked in various senior financial roles for Kraft Foods Group, Inc. of Northfield, Illinois from 1995 through 2015, most recently as Senior Vice President, Finance of U.S. Business Units, U.S. Sales, Integrated Supply Chain, RDQ and Marketing Services. He held the positions of Senior Vice President of Finance from 2012 to 2015 and Vice President of Finance from 2010 to 2012.

    Matthew Murphy

      Matthew D. Murphy
      Chief Accounting Officer
      Matthew D. Murphy was appointed Chief Accounting Officer of Boston Beer in August 2015. Prior to the appointment, Mr. Murphy held the position of Corporate Controller at Boston Beer since September 2006. Prior to joining Boston Beer, he was Chief Financial Officer of Opodo, a leading European online travel agency, from 2004 to 2006.

      Quincy Troupe

        Quincy B. Troupe
        Senior Vice President, Supply Chain
        Quincy B. Troupe was appointed Senior Vice President, Supply Chain in January 2016. Mr. Troupe has over fifteen years of supply chain management experience in the consumer food industry. Prior to joining Boston Beer, he served as Vice President, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Strategy, for the Pepperidge Farm division of Campbell Soup Company, Inc. from 2013 to 2015, and as Vice President, Supply Chain for Campbell North America from 2010 to 2013. Prior to joining Campbell Soup, Mr. Troupe served in various senior operational roles with Mars, Inc. of McLean, Virginia from 1997 to 2010.

        David Grinnell

          David L. Grinnell
          Vice President, Brewing
          David L. Grinnell was appointed Boston Beer’s Vice President, Brewing effective January 2008, after serving as the Company’s Director of Quality and Brewing since 2001. Mr. Grinnell joined Boston Beer in 1988 from New Amsterdam Brewing Company, where he was a founding member.

          John Geist

            John C. Geist
            Chief Sales Officer
            John C. Geist was appointed Boston Beer’s Chief Sales Officer in January 2016, after serving as our Vice President of Sales from 2007 to 2015 and National Sales Manager from 1998 to 2007. Mr. Geist joined the Company in 1997 from a large alcohol beverage distributor where he had been a sales manager.

            C. James Koch

              C. James Koch
              Chairman and Founder
              Jim Koch currently serves as our Chairman. Mr. Koch founded Boston Beer in 1984 and was the Chief Executive Officer from that time until January 2001.

              C. James (Jim) Koch

                C. James (Jim) Koch Chairman
                Class B Director, Member Since: 1995

                Mr. Koch founded Boston Beer in 1984 and currently serves as its Chairman. Until January 2001, Mr. Koch also served as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer. He also served as the Company’s Secretary and Clerk until May 2010. Prior to starting Boston Beer, he had worked as a consultant for an international consulting firm, with a focus on manufacturing.

                His thirty-four years at the helm of Boston Beer, during which it has grown from a small start-up company to its current position as a leading craft brewer, are a testament to his skill in brewing, strategy, brand development, and industry leadership.

                David Burwick

                  David A. Burwick
                  Class A Director, Member Since: 2005

                  In April 2018, Mr. Burwick was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Boston Beer. Prior to that, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Peet's Coffee & Tea, Inc., a specialty coffee and tea company based in California, since December 2012.  Preceding that role, starting in April 2010, Mr. Burwick served as President, North America of Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW), a publicly-held company based in New York City and a leading provider of weight management services.  Mr. Burwick previously had been Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of PepsiCo North American Beverages, a division of PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEP), headquartered in Purchase, New York, until September 2009.  Before assuming that position in April 2008, he had been Executive Vice President, Commercial, of PepsiCo International and President of Pepsi-QTG Canada, headquartered in Toronto, a position he held from November 2005 to March 2008. Mr. Burwick held several positions with Pepsi-Cola North America, including serving as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer from June 2002 until immediately prior to his move to Pepsi-QTG Canada.

                  Mr. Burwick has extensive experience leading consumer products organizations. His significant experience in the beverage industry has also been integral in helping shape our overall brand development strategies during his time on Boston Beer’s Board of Directors since May 2005.  Prior to accepting the position of President and Chief Executive Officer in April 2018, he served on our Compensation Committee since May 2005, including as Chair from May 2006 to May 2013, and on our Nominating/Governance Committee since May 2005, including as Chair since May 2013.