BAR & KITCHEN
Greg manages the distillery finances, compliance, and inventory systems.
Greg holds a BA from Butler University, an MA from the University of Notre Dame, and a PBA from Indiana University.
Favorite Spirit: Bourbon
Favorite Music: 90s
Favorite Movie: The Empire Strikes Back
Obsession Topics: Olympics, Cooking & Hiking
Franklin B. (aka "Bruce") produces mashes, distills, and barrels spirits.
Bruce is the namesake for the Franklin B. Rye Whiskey. He is a Certified Welder, Scuba Diver, and Ranch Hand. He has an Associates Degree in Painting, Drywall Finishing and Wall-Cover Hanging.
Favorite Spirit: Rye Whiskey
Favorite Music: ACDC
Favorite Movie: Braveheart
Obsession Topics: Movie Buff
Marla oversees all distillery operations and strategy.
Marla holds a BS in Information Technology from the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY.
Favorite Spirit: Gin & Rye Whiskey
Favorite Music: 80s, Motown, Alt-Country, & Indie
Favorite Movie: The Goonies
Obsession Topics: Unexplained Mysteries & Sharks
Matt is responsible for production management, scheduling, ordering, facility wellness, and equipment maintenance.
Matt is a licensed electrician in the State of Indiana.
Favorite Spirit: Barrel-aged Whiskies
Favorite Music: Classic Rock
Favorite Movie: Willie Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
Obsession Topics: Random Facts & Sports
Patrick is responsible for menu development and the back of the house. Patrick leads the kitchen by sharing his passion for food and inspiring others.
Patrick has an Associates in Culinary Arts from Johnson & Whales in North Miami, Florida.
Favorite Food: Too many foods to list
Favorite Music: All but pop, country, or classical
Favorite Movie: Green Street Hooligans
David manages the Kitchen & Bar and private rental events in the distillery.
David has a background in Nursing and over 15 years of experience in the restaurant industry.
Favorite Spirit: Vodka
Favorite Music: Late 90s Rap
Favorite Movie: Horror Flicks
Obsession Topics: Haunted Locations
Alison coordinates events, handles donation requests, manages retail inventory, schedules tours and tastings, and manages social media accounts.
Alison has a Hospitality Management degree from Purdue Fort Wayne and is CPR Certified.
Favorite Spirit: Rye Whiskey & Gin
Favorite Music: 90s R&B, Folk Rock/Blues, 90s Punk
Favorite Movie: Baseball, Marvel, & Indiana Jones
Obsession Topics: Outdoor Survival & Agriculture
Katy oversees retail operations at the distillery, including tours, merchandise, events, and the Bar & Kitchen.
Katy holds a BA in Political Science from Macalester College in St. Paul, MN.
VP OF RETAIL OPERATIONS
Favorite Spirit: Port Cask Finished Whiskies
Favorite Music: Current Pop
Favorite Movie: Late Night
Obsession Topics: Gardening
Pat is responsible for overseeing all processes in production, including mashes, fermentations, distillations, barreling, blending, quality control, product improvements, and product development.
Favorite Spirit: Franklin B. Rye Whiskey
Favorite Music: 90s Grunge
Favorite Movie: Marvel & The Big Lebowski
Obsession Topics: Animated Television Comics