This webinar explores a commonly avoided topic: What happens if things go sideways?
Join us for a panel discussion between a financier, landlord, and valuation consultant about the best ways to navigate the decision to downsize or cease operations. Regardless of your brewery’s current situation, this panel will provide valuable information on making important business decisions.
Owner @Brewery Finance
Recovering homebrewer Rick Wehner founded Brewery Finance in 2005 as a way to help the craft brewing community. The first equipment finance company created for America’s craft beer trade, Brewery Finance has provided nearly 1500 startup and established brewers with vital funding to help them launch, grow and flourish. Rick’s methods for finding brewery funding are almost as creative as craft beer, and he is a proud Colorado native and resident. In addition to exceptional craft beer, Rick believes in Colter Wall, Slow Pour Pils, good horses and the power of a good honkytonk.
Owner @Portland KettleWorks
Thad Fisco is the owner and founder of Portland Kettle Works. He is a brewing industry expert, innovator, and entrepreneur. In addition he owns and operates The LABrewatory, PKW’s brewery and taphouse in Portland Oregon, where PKW clients are trained in the use of their new brewing systems. Thad is also a public speaker on topics and panels within the global brewing community. Thad started PKW in October of 2011.
Director ASA, CFE @Moss Adams
Derek has been providing financial advisory services to companies and business owners since 2001. He advises on complex valuation issues for tax compliance, financial reporting, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, and litigation support. He currently leads Moss Adams’ valuation practice in Denver, Colorado and has worked with dozens of breweries and distributors on issues related to raising capital, mergers and acquisitions, stock issuance, distribution rights, and litigation/shareholder disputes. Derek has advised or consulted on over 50 equity and M&A transactions totaling over $15 billion in transaction value. In a prior lifetime, Derek was an investment banker, winery owner, and collegiate tennis player. He also has a strong penchant for Kentucky bourbon and the smooth sounds of Yacht Rock.