Managers

Michael Short
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Michael Short

Co-Founder & Company President
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Q&A:

Have you ever been bitten by a wild animal?


No, but I had a very close encounter with a vicious monkey in Katmandu in 1989.

What is your greatest achievement to date?


Assembling the cast of characters that makes Hunterdon successful is OUR greatest achievement. Our employees and suppliers are world class!

Name an ingredient you’d like to see in a beer:


We started out selling a cutting edge golden beer in 1996. Today it is hard to find an ingredient that has not been used to make beer. What are my options?

Best moment in the history of Hunterdon:

Not being able to get distribution for Jersey Shore Gold, forcing us to become a distributor.
Jeff Rancan
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Jeff Rancan

Sales Manager
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Q&A:

Have you ever been bitten by a wild animal?


I was attacked by a raging chipmunk, but I don’t think he actually bit me. Just scared me for life.

Which TV/Movie Family most resembles your own?


The Huxtables

If you were a beer, what style would you be?


A Russian Imperial Stout – for obvious reasonsBest moment in the history of Hunterdon: The day I was hired. Pretty sure that is everyone’s answer.
Mike Sales
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Mike Sales

Office Manager
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If you weren’t working at Hunterdon, what would you be doing?


A butcher, of course.Recent food/beer pairing discovery: Tarragon and Biere de Garde

If you were a beer, what style would you be?


An East-Coast IPA – balanced but with the ability to impress.

Who is your favorite Goonies character?


Chester Copperpot
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Richard Grant

Operations Manager
Richard Grant
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What style of beer have you been drinking a lot of lately?


Wheat beer – it’s what I like.

What TV/Movie family greatly resembles your own?


The Waltons. Normal looking from the outside, but filled with drama and complication.

Who is your favorite Goonies character?


One-Eyed Willie. He’s dead and still has a cool name, all the loot and sails off into the sunset.

What is your greatest achievement to date?


Hands down, being a father.
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Jeremiah Goldovitz

Spirits Manager
Jeremiah Goldovitz
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Name something on your bucket list:


Seeing Mt. Everest. I don’t want to climb it, I’ll settle for just seeing it up close in person.

If you weren’t working at Hunterdon, what would you be doing?


Probably going back to school for another degree I won’t use.

If you were a beer, what style would you be?


A traditional English Ordinary Ale – often underestimated and surprisingly excellent in a variety of situations you’d never expect.

Recent food/beer pairing discovery:


Belgian-style Witbier with pan-seared day scallops, grilled andouille sausage and mango salsa
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Ray Burow

Area Sales Manager: Southern NJ
Ray Burow
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If you were a beer, what style would you be?


Oyster Stout. I am silky smooth.

Best moment in the history of Hunterdon:


May 7, 2007. The day my best friend Nancy was hired.

What TV/Movie family greatly resembles your own?


Who’s The Boss (minus Tony Danza)

What is your greatest achievement to date?


My family

If there was a movie made about Hunterdon, what would be the title?


2 Guys, 2 Beers and a Van. Mike and Dave to be played by Gene Wilder and Richard Prior.
Drew Sewall
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Drew Sewall

Area Sales Manager: Central NJ
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If you were a beer, what style would you be?


Breakfast Stout. Because I’m full-bodied, sweet & caffeinated.

What is your greatest achievment to date?


Fatherhood

Best moment in the history of Hunterdon:


When we went to Belgium with Weyerbacher and improved international relations one bar at a time. You’re welcome America.

What style of beer have you been drinking a lot of lately?


American Pale Ales and Rauchbiers
John Matura
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John Matura

Area Sales Manager: Northwest NJ
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What is your greatest achievement to date?


Winning an excellence award in Abstract Geomentry

Name something on your bucket list:


To visit Japan

Name an ingredient you’d like to see in a beer:


Dill or Blue cheese

What style of beer have you been drinking a lot of lately?


Sour Ales

Who is your favorite Goonies character?


Sloth Fratelli
Sean Dwyer
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Sean Dwyer

Area Sales Manager: Northeast NJ
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Have you ever been bitten by a wild animal?<\h3>
Yes. By Ray after AC Beer Fest 2008

If you weren’t working at Hunterdon, what would you be doing?


I would be a very famous and handsome TV and Movie star

If you were a beer, what style would you be?


Robust Porter. I’m viscous and I’ll keep you warm and fuzzy.

If there was a movie made about Hunterdon, what would be the title?


Fear & Loathing in Phillipsburg. Daniel Day Lewis to play Shorty and Paul Giamati to play Dave.
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Meredith Kilgannon

Communications Director
Meredith Kilgannon
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Have you ever been bitten by a wild animal?


I survived a few snake bites…at the bar.

What is your greatest achievement to date?


I am a former championship level Irish Dancer and yes, I can do the jig!

If you weren’t working at Hunterdon, what would you be doing?


Dreaming about working at Hunterdon, of course

What style of beer have you been drinking a lot of lately?


I can’t resist a stout!

Who is your favorite Goonies character?


Rosalita!
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Chris Mullowney

On Premise Sales Manager
Chris Mullowney
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Which TV/Movie family greatly resembles your own?


The Huxtables (I’d be Theo; see beer style question below)

If you were a beer what style would you be?


Russian Imperial Stout – because I’m so dark and strong

If you weren’t working at Hunterdon what would you be doing?


I’d be traveling the world like a modern day conquistador. In order to amass my unstoppable army I would travel to small villages throughout the world and crush them into submission. I’d be revered as a god and showered with gifts. The world is very lucky that I like beer more than ruling the world with an iron fist.