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Ted Mitzlaff, CEO
Ted
 “Mitz” 
Mitzlaff

CEO

"When I grow up I want to run a brewery" is an actual high school yearbook quote which has proved prophetic for Mitzlaff, who says the best parts of being Goodwood CEO are giving back to the community, creating jobs and building a brand that Louisville and Kentucky can be proud of. His favorite Goodwood variant: The one with the highest margin and greatest demand. Spoken like a true CEO!

Beer DNA: Fraternity brother and would-be bootlegger = Pledges future in the beer business.

Joel Halbleib, COO/Brewmaster
Joel
 “Hobbs” 
Halbleib

COO/Brewmaster

Halbleib has been brewing beer and mead for over 25 years. He is a member of the Mast Brewers Association of the America’s, and Kentucky Colonel. Asked about his favorite part of brewing, Hobbs responds that recipe development is where art, chemistry, and biology intersect. “There is never a dull moment in the brewery when art and science meet”.

Beer DNA: IT guy and Zymurgist = Connection with Brewmaster dream job.

Ryan Thiel, Brewery Controller
Ryan
 “RT” 
Thiel

Brewery Controller

Beer DNA: Burned-out ad man calls on beer-drinking brotherhood = Dials up a refreshed career in craft brewing.

Jason Richey, CFO / Accountaholic
Jason
 “J-Rich” 
Richey

CFO / Accountaholic

Beer DNA: Love of beer and numbers = Cashing in as brewery CFO.

Scott Lykins, Sales Roadie
Scott
 “Hillbilly” 
Lykins

Sales Roadie

Beer DNA: Early Taproom regular = Becomes fixture specializing in sales and craft beer media.

Todd Suyemasa, Beer Engineer
Todd
 “Travelin Todd” 
Suyemasa

Beer Engineer

Beer DNA: Roaming beer collector = Found home in brewery.

John Grisanti, Hoptical Solutionist
John
 “Grizz” 
Grisanti

Hoptical Solutionist

Highly educated foodie decides to hang up the apron = Shifts passions toward beer as Goodwood Hoptical Solutionist.

Denise Ingle, VP Sales
Denise
 “D Nice” 
Ingle

VP Sales

Beer DNA: One-time Guinness Girl of KY and leader of the Jägerettes = Models herself into Sales Manager job.

Brian Clark, Head Brewer
Brian
 “Chief” 
Clark

Head Brewer

Beer DNA: F16 Crew Chief, Siebel Graduate = Perfect Landing as Head Brewer.

Beth Hartvigsen, Financial Director
Beth
 “B-Vig” 
Hartvigsen

Financial Director

Beer DNA: Live to ride by the numbers = Road trip to brewery.

Anthony Barmore, Director of Shipping and Receiving
Anthony
 “Friz” 
Barmore

Director of Shipping and Receiving

Beer DNA: BMXer Superman = High flying brewery gig.

Justin Burks, Cellarman
Justin
 “Loui G” 
Burks

Cellarman

Beer DNA: Lacrosse player, teacher, and coach = Scoring big with a brewing gig.

Colin McDermott, Cellarman
Colin
 “Sarge” 
McDermott

Cellarman

Beer DNA: Army Sargent = Reenlistment as brewery FNG.

Nate Grabowski, Southern Sales Rep
Nate
 “Nate Dog” 
Grabowski

Southern Sales Rep

Beer DNA: Hop head bush hogs path to successful craft beer career.