about us

Brewery Strong is a non-profit organization that seeks to strengthen the craft brewing industry by developing and disbursing scholarships to educational opportunities within the industry, to provide opportunities for craft brewery employees and craft beer establishments to grow in their profession, and to act as a support safety net for employees of the industry.

Meet Our Team

Brewery Strong is guided by a 5 member Board of Directors and several Trustees

Board of Directors

President:  Rob Callaghan, Klyr Rum

Vice President:  John Couchoud, South Jersey Beer Scene

Treasurer: Krystle Lockman, Axe & Arrow Brewing

Secretary: Matt Czigler, Czigmeister Brewing Co

Board Member: Alexis Degan


Al Gattullo, Craft Beer Cast

Augie Carton, Carton Brewing

Hillary Barile, Rabbit Hill Farms
Jason Goldstein, Icarus Brewing
Jordan Crawford, Circle Liquors
Jon Henderson, Good Time Tricycle

Leah Pizoli, Mechanical Brewing

Mike Kivowitz, New Jersey Craft Beer

Vic Sbailo, South Jersey Beer Scene

Our Mission

Brewery Strong supports the craft brewing industry through education, empowerment, and financial aid.

Our Values

We strive to go above and beyond for our clients no matter the challenge. We aim to deliver our very best work every single day across our services.

Our Goals


Through the establishment of scholarship programs for beverage makers, servers, and sellers, Brewery Strong strives to create a more powerful craft beverage community.


Brewery Strong looks to help grow the craft beverage industry through hosting events that bring people to the craft and bring craft to the people.


Born out of the deepest need of the pandemic, Brewery Strong will always strive to be a safety net to the employees working in the craft beverage industry.

"Brewery Strong stepped up for the industry quickly in a time of need (the pandemic). We were happy to partner with them then and look forward to helping them continue to support the industry going forward!”

Axe & Arrow Brewing

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