Greg Ross with Four Peaks Brewing Company E17
Four Peaks Brewing Co. is an Arizona brewery and restaurant that was founded by Andy Ingram, Jim Scussel, and Randy Schultz. The original and main location is in an old creamery and warehouse on 8th Street in Tempe, Arizona, about one-half mile (800 m) east of the campus of Arizona State University.
Four Peaks has gained nationwide fame in recent years as a result of earning numerous awards at the annual Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado.
Greg Ross is an experienced Sales and Brand Director with a demonstrated history of effectively connecting new consumers and wholesalers with a nationally recognized brand in both established home and expansion markets.
Skilled in Advertising, Media Planning, Budgeting, Wholesaler Integration, Event Management, Brand Positioning and Public Relations as well as using value added selling techniques to acquire new distribution and programs in National Accounts.
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Thomas Barr is the Executive Director for Local First Arizona, the largest coalition of local businesses in North America. He advocates for a strong local business community that contributes to building vibrancy, equity, and prosperity across the state. A proud Arizona native and graduate of Arizona State University, Thomas leads the business coalition of Local First Arizona by advocating for the economic and cultural benefits provided by building strong local economies.
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