We’re passionate about what we brew. Get to know the creative force behind the legendary Reaver Beach Brewing Co. below.
Winston has an extensive background in brewing innovative and quality beers. Prior to joining Reaver Beach in 2018, Winston held senior brewing positions at Origin Beer Lab and Center of the Universe Brewing Co. in Ashland, Va. He graduated from the American Brewers Guild Brewing Science & Engineering Program and is a member of the Master Brewers Association of America.
Jeremy coordinates brewery operations and guides sales development for the brewery. He is working to expand access to Reaver’s range of craft beers across the Tidewater Region and the state. Prior to joining Team Reaver, Jeremy, a Cicerone Certified Beer Server, worked for Republic National Distribution Co. in sales, merchandising for 10 years and has 20 plus years in the retail business.
Founder and Director of Brewing
Justin, along with his wife Kristin, founded Reaver Beach Brewing Co. in
2010. Since then, the brewery has become a leader of the region’s craft beer movement, pioneering the use of microflora and becoming the first to install and use a Coolship. Justin is also a U.S. Air Force veteran. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a Master of Business Administration degree from Old Dominion University.
Nathan joined Team Reaver in 2017 after earning a bachelor’s degree in fermentation sciences at Appalachian State University. His first creation for Reaver, the British-style mild Revenant, was released to rave reviews in January 2018. Nathan, a Certified Cicerone, took home a silver medal in the 2016 U.S. Open College Beer Competition.
Assistant Taproom Manager
Shelby has been a member of Team Reaver for nearly two years. The
Cicerone Certified Beer Server and Virginia Beach native previously managed beer and wine tastings and merchandising for Grape and Gourmet.
Taproom Customer Experience
Jacob is dedicated to providing an outstanding experience with our craft beers. Born in Texas, he has been living in Virginia Beach since 2014. Jacob is a Marine veteran and he enjoys spending time with his wife and dog, video games, gardening, jiu-jitsu, traveling and of course drinking craft beer.
Mark is an avid craft beer champion, committed to producing quality beers and supporting the local community. He has a rich background in media, production environments, distribution and sales. Mark lived in several areas of Northern Virginia before joining the Reaver Team. He enjoys a great craft beer, fly fishing, golfing, painting and spending time with his family.