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Monday, July 24 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
So You Want to Start a Brewery? Lessons from Early Stage Entrepreneurs LIMITED

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Hear from a panel of recent craft brewery and cidery startups on the trials and tribulations of starting their businesses, and the unique approaches they took to funding them.

Moderators
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Janine Ledingham

Director of Local Business & Startup Community, Longmont Economic Development Partnership
Janine is the Director of Local Business and Startup Community Development at the Longmont Economic Development Partnership. She is  responsible for developing and coordinating the City of Longmont's local business support programs and for supporting Longmont's Startup Community development in collaboration with partner... Read More →

Speakers
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Cindy Landi

Co-Founder/CEO, St. Vrain Cidery
Cindy’s background in customer services gives her a strong drive to exceed expectations and provide the best experience possible. She has always had an entrepreneurial spirit and has dreamed of having her own business for some time. She most recently worked with a team that grew... Read More →
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Billy McDivitt

COO/Chief Reality Officer, Open Door Brewing
Like you, Billy had many dreams as a kid; ranging from traveling to Mars to running a bar like Sam Malone in Cheers.  Bi-polarly educated at both the University of Colorado (Architecture) and Colorado State University (Construction Management), he has over 20 years of experience in project and construction... Read More →
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Ted Risk

Co-Founder & Director of Business Operations, Wibby Brewing
I grew up in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago as the son of an Episcopalian minister living in the rectory of the church. Most of my childhood was spent playing baseball and basketball and riding my bike around town. I attended Ithaca College where I studied Sport Management and... Read More →
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HK Wallace

Head Distiller, Abbott & Wallace Distilling Co.
I would summarize myself as down to earth and friendly. Always eager to learn new skill sets and better my knowledge and professionalism in my fields. I am definitely a jack of many trades, with my main focuses on Brewing and Distilling systems manufacturing and consulting. Howev... Read More →
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John A. Young

Co-Founder & Operator, Abbott & Wallace Distilling Co.
Co-Founder and Executive Managing Member of Longtucky Spirits in downtown Longmont, CO. Located in the beautiful brick "Daily Times Call" building, Longtucky will feature barrel aged spirits hand crafted from local ingredients. Previously a brewer with Avery Brewing Company and e... Read More →


Monday July 24, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Wibby Brewing 209 Emery Street, Longmont, CO

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