|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.
|Martin F. Roper|
President and Chief Executive Officer
Martin F. Roper was appointed Boston Beer’s Chief Executive Officer in January 2001, and has been President of the Company since December 1999, after having served as our Chief Operating Officer since April 1997. He joined Boston Beer as Vice President of Manufacturing and Business Development in September 1994.
|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.
|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..
|Tara L. Heath|
Vice President, Legal & Deputy General Counsel
Tara L. Heath was appointed Vice President, Legal & Deputy General Counsel of Boston Beer in July 2016. She joined the Company in 1997 and has held various positions during that time, including Senior Corporate Counsel, Director of Regulatory Affairs from 2013 to 2016 and Senior Manager & Attorney for Regulatory Affairs from 2009 to 2013.
|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.
|Jonathan N. Potter|
Chief Marketing Officer
Jonathan N. Potter was appointed Boston Beer’s Chief Marketing Officer in August 2016. Prior to joining the Company, he held positions with Moet Hennessy USA (MH), a wine and spirits company headquartered in New York, New York. Mr. Potter held the position of Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President for all brands from July 2012 to December 2015, and was appointed the Managing Director of its Chandon division in January 2016. Prior to that, he was Senior Partner and Chief Marketing Officer of McKinney Rogers International (USA), Inc., a global business execution consulting firm headquartered in New York, New York, from 2010 to 2012. From 1997 to 2010, Mr. Potter held a number of positions around the globe with Diageo, a multinational alcoholic beverages company, finishing his career there as Chief Marketing Officer for Diageo North America.
|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.