C. James Koch
Jim Koch has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2023. Mr. Koch currently serves as Chairman of The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE: SAM), which he founded in 1984. Until January 2001, Mr. Koch also served as its Chief Executive Officer. Prior to starting The Boston Beer Company, Inc., he worked as a consultant for an international consulting firm with a focus on manufacturing.
Mr. Koch holds a BA degree in Government from Harvard College, an MBA degree from Harvard Business School and a JD degree from Harvard Law School. We believe that Mr. Koch is qualified to serve on our board of directors due to his experience founding and building a public craft brewing company, and skills in strategy, brand development and industry leadership.