Katy McBrady, President of Atwater Brewery, grew up in the Detroit area, graduated from Central Michigan University, and got her start in the beverage industry working for West Side Beer in Romulus.
For the last nine years, she’s been building her expertise in beverage. A Certified Cicerone, McBrady has a resume that includes work with a wide variety of suppliers including Boston Beer, Red Bull and Labatt.
Most recently, prior to Atwater she was the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at a distributorship in California. With Atwater she found her ticket home and intends to use the knowledge she's gained along the way to take the Detroit brand to new heights.