Presentation Topics

  • Raising Growth Capital and Exit Strategies 

Creighton Miller,  Chase

Vice President, Beverage Finance Group

  • ESOPs and Raising Capital

Regina Carls,  Chase
Managing Director, ESOP  Advisory Group, Commercial Banking


Mike Harden,  AmbroseAdvisors, LLC

Managing Director

  • Funding Expansion and Managing Investors

Mike Hinkley, Green Flash Brewing Co.

Co-Founder and CEO

  • Income Tax Issues to Keep on Brewery Radar

Matt Bradvica--McGladrey   

National Leader of Tax Credits, Incentives and Methods    

  • Brewery & Business Expansion--Alone or with Others

Tomme Arthur, Port Brewing and The Lost Abbey

Co-Founder and Chief Operating Owner

  • Changing Landscape of Craft Beer Industry Ownership

Pete Skrbek, Deschutes Brewery Inc.

Chief Financial Officer

  • ABC News and Updates

Mike Brewer, Alcoholic Beverage Consulting Service


  • Positioning Breweries for Changes of Ownership: Building Value

Tim Malott, Shoreline Partners



  • “Run your business like it’s for sale – especially when it’s not”

Gregg Landers, CBIZ

Manager Growth Management Consulting Team

  • FAQ for Bankers-- Panel Format Q & A

Moderators: Tomme Arthur, Port Brewing and The Lost Abbey
                       Mike Hinkley, Green Flash Brewing Co.

Panelists:    Creighton Miller,Chase

                       Regina Carls,Chase

  • Beer & Food Pairing

Tyson Blake, O'Brien's Pub


The Capital Summit Moderator is San Diego's own Jeremy Pritchard, FM 94/9--returning for the 4th time!  Jeremy is a well-known Beer Radio personality who hosts the Rock & Roll Happy Hour on FM 94/9.  He is a homebrewer and beer enthusiast (and dad) who knows the craft beer community and the craft beer community knows him.

Brennon Crist

Market Manager, San Diego


Mike Brewer


Alcoholic Beverage Consulting Service

Matt Bradvica

National Leader or Tax Credits,

Incentives and Methods


Pete Skrbek

Chief Financial Officer

Deschutes Brewery

Mike Hinkley,

Co-Founder, CEO

Green Flash Brewing Co.

Sponsored by:

Socal Bob 

capital $ummit 

Breweries in Growth

Creighton Miller

Vice President

Beverage Finance Group


Tyson Blake

General Manager

O'Briens's Pub

Regina Carls

Managing Director,

ESOP Advisory Group

Commercial Banking


Tomme Arthur

Co-Founder, Chief Operating Owner

Port Brewing/The Lost Abbey