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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Lord

68 2016 Independent Chairman of the Board

Andrew Thomas

49 2014 Chief Executive Officer

Joseph Vanderstelt

51 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

J. Scott Mennen

52 2015 Chief Operating Officer, Vice President

Edwin Smith

41 2017 Principal Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller

Kenneth Kunze

58 2014 Chief Marketing Officer, Vice President

Derek Hahm

47 2016 Vice President - Sales and Brewpubs

John Glick

53 2015 Vice President - Emerging Business

Nickolas Mills

40 2017 Director

Michael Taylor

45 2017 Director

Timothy Boyle

67 2008 Independent Director

Marc Cramer

59 2010 Independent Director

Paul Davis

60 2016 Independent Director

Kevin Kelly

67 2008 Independent Director

Jacqueline Woodward

55 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

David Lord

Mr. David R. Lord is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Lord retired from the position of President of Pioneer Newspapers, Inc., a position he had held for 18 years. He served as Vice Chairman of Pioneer Newspapers from 2009 until December 2012 when he became a director. Pioneer Newspapers owns eight daily newspapers and nine weekly, semi-weekly and monthly publications in the western United States. Prior to joining Pioneer Newspapers, Mr. Lord practiced law, both in private practice and as a criminal deputy prosecuting attorney. Mr. Lord is past president and chairman of the PAGE Cooperative, a not-for-profit, member-owned cooperative buying association in the newspaper industry. He is also a past president and chairman of the Inland Press Association and is currently a member of the board of directors of Wick Communications.

Andrew Thomas

Mr. Andrew J. Thomas is Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Thomas served as President of Commercial Operations beginning June 1, 2011. Previously, Mr. Thomas served as an independent marketing and strategy consultant and senior adviser to The Monitor Group, a strategy consulting firm, beginning in April 2009. Mr. Thomas was an independent consultant from October 2007 to April 2009. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Heineken USA, an importer of upscale beers, from 2005 to 2007, and was employed by Heineken International from January 1995 to October 2007 in a variety of positions of increasing responsibility and authority.

Joseph Vanderstelt

Mr. Joseph Kirk Vanderstelt is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. Mr. Vanderstelt served as Senior Director, Finance & Strategy for MillerCoors, a joint venture of SABMiller plc and Molson Coors Brewing Company formed in 2008. From 2008 to 2010, Mr. Vanderstelt served in several leadership positions with MillerCoors and Miller Brewing Company including Sr. Director, Marketing Finance, Regional Controller, Plant Controller, Manager, Corporate Strategy, and General Manager. Prior to joining Miller Brewing Company, Mr. Vanderstelt was a principal of Vanderplow Distributing Company, a Michigan beer & wine wholesaler whose primary suppliers were Miller Brewing Company and Gallo Wine. Mr. Vanderstelt is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Global Management Accountant (CGMA), and Certified Management Accountant (CMA).

J. Scott Mennen

Mr. J. Scott Mennen is Chief Operating Officer, Vice President of the Company. He served as our Vice President of Operations beginning May 9, 2013. Mr. Mennen served as Vice President of Operations for Pabst Brewing Company, a beer manufacturer, from 2012 to 2013. Prior to that, he was Global Director of Brewing and Quality for A-B, where he was responsible for brewing and quality operations worldwide, from 2009 to 2012. Mr. Mennen served as General Manager of Newark Brewery from 2008 to 2009, and was its Resident Brewmaster from 2001 to 2008. He has 25 years of extensive experience in all facets of brewery and operations management.

Edwin Smith

Mr. Edwin A. Smith is Principal Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller of the Company. Mr. Smith has been serving as the Company's Interim Controller since January 6, 2017. Mr. Smith joined the Company in June 2011 as the Company's Director of External Reporting & Investor Relations. From October 2007 to June 2011, Mr. Smith was the external reporting manager at Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. (then known as NACCO Materials Handling Group), which role included membership on its technical accounting committee. From April 2004 to October 2007, Mr. Smith was assistant controller at Cascade Microtech, Inc. From September 1998 to April 2004, Mr. Smith was an auditor at Deloitte & Touche LLP. Mr. Smith received his bachelor's degree in accounting from Linfield College and is a certified public accountant licensed in the state of Oregon.

Kenneth Kunze

Mr. Kenneth C. Kunze is Chief Marketing Officer, Vice President of the Company. Mr. Kunze served as Chief Marketing Officer for Heineken USA from 1997 to 2008, Principal Consultant for Brand Value Advisors, a brand strategy company, during 2009, and Chief Marketing Officer for Sabra Dipping Co., a Middle-Eastern style food products company, from 2010 to 2013. Mr. Kunze is responsible for the marketing and management of our dynamic portfolio of brands, including Kona Brewing Co., Widmer Brothers Brewing, Redhook Brewing, Omission and Square Mile Cider Company, as well as new brand development. Additionally, he oversaw our Pubs division, which includes five distinctive restaurant and retail locations in cities across the U.S., through the end of 2015. Mr. Kunze is a seasoned marketing executive with more than 25 years of leadership experience in the consumer packaged goods, beer and beverage industries.

Derek Hahm

Mr. Derek Y. Hahm is Vice President - Sales and Brewpubs of the Company. Mr. Hahm brings more than two decades of experience in the alcoholic beverage industry, serving in key sales and operations management roles, including serving as our Chief of Staff from 2013-2016. Prior to 2013, he held several sales leadership positions, including Vice President, National Sales Operations.

John Glick

Mr. John W. Glick is Vice President - Emerging Business of the Company. Mr. Glick served as our Vice President of Business Development beginning July 11, 2011 through the end of 2013. Mr. Glick spent five years at A-B as Vice President of Business Development beginning in 2006, where he developed A-B’s adjacent (non-beer) beverage strategy and led import beer planning, shipping and operations. He previously held a number of positions at A-B in business and wholesaler development, where he managed A-B’s equity investments in several wholesalers and craft brewers. Earlier in his career, Mr. Glick was employed in General Motors' Delco Products component manufacturing division. He has more than 19 years of experience working closely with beer wholesalers to optimize forecasting, inventory planning, purchasing, and production.

Nickolas Mills

Mr. Nickolas A. Mills is Director of the Company. He has served as Vice President of Supply for The High End at A-B, a global beer company, since 2001. Mr. Mills held the roles of Senior Brewmaster and Senior General Manager at A-B’s Baldwinsville Brewery from 2010 to 2016, where he supervised the production of a wide variety of beer styles, including Goose Island and Blue Point beers, flavored malt beverages, and ciders. Previously, he served in various brewing positions with A-B in St. Louis, Missouri, Merrimack, New Hampshire, and Jacksonville, Florida.

Michael Taylor

Mr. Michael R. Taylor is Director of the Company. He has served as a Vice President for the North America Zone of A-B, a global beer company, since December 2010, where he has been responsible for business development for A-B’s U.S. and Canadian business units, including strategy and transactional execution. Since joining A-B in 2004, Mr. Taylor has also held various roles in finance and real estate, including Vice President of Real Estate.

Timothy Boyle

Mr. Timothy P. Boyle is Independent Director of the Company. He served as a director of WBBC from May 1999 until July 1, 2008. Since 1989, Mr. Boyle has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Columbia Sportswear Company, an active outdoor apparel and footwear company headquartered in Portland, Oregon, and listed on Nasdaq. He began working with Columbia Sportswear Company in 1970. Mr. Boyle serves as a director on the boards of Columbia Sportswear Company and Northwest Natural Gas Company, and director emeritus on the board of The Freshwater Trust. He is a member of the Public Affairs and Environmental Policy Committee of Northwest Natural Gas Company. Mr. Boyle is a trustee of Reed College and a past member of the Young Presidents’ Organization and the University of Oregon Foundation.

Marc Cramer

Mr. Marc J. Cramer is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as the Finance Director of the Bill Healy Foundation, a private charitable foundation, and Cedar Holdings LLC, a private investment company. Prior to 2007, he was employed by Kettle Foods Holdings Inc., a privately held, all-natural food manufacturer, serving in the roles of Global Financial Director, Assistant Secretary and Treasurer beginning in 2004, and, from 1999 to 2004, as President, North American Operations of Kettle Foods, Inc. Mr. Cramer has been a director of Sequential Pacific Biodiesel, Inc., and Scott Paul Wines since 2008, and Pioneer Newspapers, Inc., since 2013; he previously served on the boards of Kona Brewing Co., Inc. from 2007 to October 2010 and Kettle Foods, Inc. from 2004 to 2006.

Paul Davis

Mr. Paul D. Davis is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Davis is returned as Chief Executive Officer of popchips Inc. ("popchips"), an innovative snack company, after previously serving as Chief Executive Officer of popchips from December 2013 through August 2015 and Co-Chairman of the Board since September 2015. He has served on the popchips board of directors since 2013. Prior to joining popchips, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Coinstar, Inc. (now named Outerwall Inc.), a provider of automated retail solutions, from April 2009 to March 2013, and Chief Operating Officer for one year beginning in April 2008. Other positions held by Mr. Davis include Chief Executive Officer of Kettle Foods, Inc., from 2004 to 2007, and President and CEO of Barilla America, Inc., the U.S.-based division of The Barilla Group, from 2002 to 2004. In addition, Mr. Davis served in various executive positions at Starbucks Corporation, including President - North American Operations, from March 1999 until October 2001. Mr. Davis is also a director of Farestart, a non-profit program providing culinary training and job placement services for homeless and disadvantaged persons. He was a director of Luvo, Inc., a privately held frozen food manufacturer, until February 2017, when he resigned due to returning as Chief Executive Officer of popchips.

Kevin Kelly

Mr. Kevin R. Kelly is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Kelly sold First Call Heating and Cooling, an oil sales and heating/cooling contractor, where he had been Chief Executive Officer and owner since 1994. Prior to that, he was President of U.S. Bancorp, and held various roles with U.S. Bancorp and its subsidiaries from 1977, including Chief Executive Officer and President of U.S. Bank of Oregon. Mr. Kelly serves on the Providence Health System Investment Committee. He earned a Ph.D. and a Masters Degree in Economics from the University of Oregon.

Jacqueline Woodward

Ms. Jacqueline Smith Woodward is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Woodward has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Corporation, a leading branded retailer and wholesaler of doughnuts and complementary products, since June 2016. She previously served as Vice President of Marketing Connections for General Mills, Inc., a leading global manufacturer and marketer of branded and unbranded consumer foods, from September 2014 through June 2016. From August 2008 through August 2014, Ms. Woodward served as Vice President of Marketing Connections for MillerCoors, LLC, the U.S. business unit of the Molson Coors Brewing Company, one of the world's largest brewing companies.