James Altwies
President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Technical Officer
Expertise: Hop Production, Aroma Chemistry, Sensory Science, Brewing Chemistry, Horticulture, Lecturing
Education: MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison (Horticulture, Environmental Biophysics) BS, University of Toledo (Biology, Cellular Chemistry)
Hobbies: Traveling, Inventing, and Science
Beer Style: English Ale
Gregg Baimel
Vice President and Business Development
Expertise: Market Development, Customer Care, Business Analytics, Statistics
Education: MS, Carnegie Mellon University (Analytical Statistics) BS, Carnegie Mellon University (Mathematics)
Hobbies: Amatuer Musician, Volunteer with Boy Scouts, and Beer Connoisseur
Beer Style: Porter
Hannah Matousek
Farm Operations Manager, Production Supervisor, Sales and Marketing
Expertise: Production systems, Sustainability, Life Science Systems, Native Ecology
Education: BS, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (Biology, Environmental Sustainability)
Hobbies: Fly Fishing, Road Trips, and Gardening
Beer Style: Belgian Witbier
Dan Dettmers
Food Processing Engineer
Expertise: Food Processing, drying systems, industrial refrigeration, mechanical design, lecturing
Education: MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison (Mechanical Engineering) BS, University of Wisconsin-Madison (Nuclear Engineering)
Hobbies: Curling, Fishing, and Hunting
Beer Style: Scotch Ale
Amanda Dix
Propagation Specialist and Experimental Brewer
Expertise: Greenhouse management, plant propagation, horticulture, brewing chemistry, brewing systems
Education: BS, University of Minnesota (Horticulture)
Hobbies: Cooking, Brewing, and Animals
Beer Style: IPA
Joe Wegner
Brewing Chemist and Aroma Scientist
Expertise: Brewing chemistry, hop chemistry, formulations, research and development
Education: MS, School of Mines (Polymer Chemistry) BS, University of Colorado-Boulder (Chemistry)
Hobbies: Ice Fishing, Bird Hunting, and Chasing his Son
Beer Style: Rye American Blonde Ale
Christine Molling
Director of Research
Expertise: Environmental Biophysics, Remote Satellite Sensing, Agronomy, Outreach, Lecturing
Education: MS, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Climatology) BS, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Soil Science)
Hobbies: Reading, Deer Hunting, and Genealogy
Beer Style: American Pale Ale
Thad Molling
Information Systems and Hydrogeologist
Expertise: Data systems management, network engineering, hydrogeology
Education: BS, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Hydrogeology) Certified Cisco Network Administrator
Hobbies: Trail Running, Golf, and Going to Rush Concerts
Beer Style: American Pale Ale