Ken’s passion for the beer industry began in British Columbia in 1987 when he was hired as a summer student. Ken has now spent nearly 30 years in the beer community in British Columbia in various sales management roles with 2 breweries.
In 2012 Ken combined his passion, experience and evolution in the beer industry to pursue his entrepreneurial desire by owning his own company, Eureka Beer Guide, www.eurekabeergude.com. Ken conducts beer education seminars that have something to offer everyone from the beer enthusiast to the hospitality professional. This opportunity empowers Ken to combine his love of beer, his industry experience and his leadership skills to both industry and non- industry beer enthusiasts.
As of July 2013, Ken is the Executive Director of the British Columbia Craft Brewers Guild, which represents over 80 of the 110 plus, owned and operated craft breweries and brewpubs in BC. These artisans produce and promote premium hand crafted beers that are truly BC and showcase their talents to the world.