Board of Directors + Staff (Old)

The North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild is a not-for-profit 501(c)6 tax-exempt organization comprised of independent NC brewers, allied trade vendors, and retailers focused on promoting North Carolina craft beer.

We are the State of Southern Beer.


Jamie Bartholomaus, Archivist & Past-President
Foothills Brewing Co.
Winston-Salem, NC

Lynn Auclair
Deep River Brewing Co.
Clayton, NC

Mike Morris
Crank Arm Brewing Co.
Raleigh, NC

Joe Walton
Gizmo Brew Works
Raleigh, NC

Les Stewart, Chair of Gov. Affairs
Trophy Brewing Company
Raleigh, NC
Micah Niebauer, Vice-President
Southern Pines Brewing Company
Southern Pines, NC

Paul Casey
French Broad River Brewery
Asheville, NC

Steven Lyerly
Olde Hickory Brewery
Hickory, NC

Leah Ashburn
Highland Brewing Company
Asheville, NC

Brian Quinn
Town Brewing Company
Charlotte, NC

Lynne Mason, Treasurer
Lost Province Brewing Company
Boone, NC

Aaron Baker
Oskar Blues Brewery
Brevard, NC

Robert Poitras
Carolina Brewery
Chapel Hill & Pittsboro, NC


Russ Haddad,
Accounting & Development Manager

Lisa Parker,
Executive Director

Samantha Salvato
Social Media Marketer & Designer

Shannon Taylor,
Events & Allied Programs Manager