The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) closed out the 83rd Annual Convention with the transition of the Chairmanship from Brian Gelner to Patrick Blach, President of Blach Distributing Company in Elko, Nev.
“Pat has committed much of his professional career to the advancement of the beer distribution industry,” said Craig Purser, NBWA President and CEO. “His active involvement in NBWA, along with his deep knowledge and passion for the beer business, makes him an ideal choice to lead the association as its next Chairman. We look forward to his leadership during such a critical year for the industry.”
Blach will be serving with the following officers for the 2020-2021 term:
- Vice Chairman – Peter Heimark, Heimark Distributing
- Treasurer – Gordon Green, Capital Distributing, LLC
- Secretary – Jim Fabiano, Fabiano Brothers Inc.
- Immediate Past Chairman – Brian Gelner, Heart of America Beverage Company
Full press release here.