Philly Loves BeerTo draw attention to America’s Best Beer-Drinking City by focusing on Philadelphia tourism and beer education, while highlighting the outstanding beer offered in the Greater Philadelphia region.
To promote and support our member businesses year-round through traditional and new media. To create a beer-literate consumer through educational events and talks and to encourage them to participate in Philadelphia’s rich brewing culture. To act as a resource for “all things beer” in the Greater Philadelphia region through content on our website and through connecting our local brewing community with the larger state and national brewing communities. To program and execute Philly Beer Week, our primary festival
Philly Beer WeekA 10+ day celebration of Philadelphia as America’s Best Beer-Drinking City, beginning the Friday following Memorial Day.
Executive Director - Christina has worked in the industry for almost two decades and brings a great mix of event planning, graphic design, marketing and social media management experience to the PLB table.
Brandon is our Director of Development. Got a question about membership? He's your man. EMAIL Brandon
Board President - William is a fixture in the Northern Liberties/Fishtown bar community through the two restaurants he co-owns with Paul Kimport: Johnny Brendas and The Standard Tap.
Board Vice President - When not perfoming when a micrphone or stage is near, Casey keeps himself busy running his three bars, Jose Pistolas, Sancho Pistola's and Pistola's Del Sur. He has two children, we think.
Board Treasurer - Trevor Hayward is one part of the sucessful brewery, Evil Genius. After months of attending meetings and already running numbers for us, he broke down and let us elect him!
Sheila Ballen - Communications Consultant
Alex Bukolich - Cinder Copper & Lace, Brü, U-Bahn ...
Curt Decker - Second District, Nodding Head Brewing
Ed Friedland - Origlio Wholesale
Tom Kehoe - Yard's Brewing
Terrance Leach - TIME, Garage, Bar, Tiki, Heritage
Jason Macias - Neshaminy Creek Brewing Co.
Tim Patton - Saint Benjamin's Brewing
Aaron Peskin - Ferrera Law Group
Meredith Rebar - Homebrewed Events, Saint Benjamin Brewing Co.
Matt Satten - Shangy's Wholesale
Mike "Scoats" Scotese - Grey Lodge Pub, Hop Angel, Sawtooth Tavern
John Stemler - Free Will Brewing
Erin Wallace - Old Eagle Tavern, Devil's Den
Tiffany Zachary - Love Your Block