Advisory Board

BeerNet's advisory board, also called the Truth Squad, consists of over 30 industry executives from distributors, brewers, importers, and allied industry people. The identities of members of the Truth Squad are kept confidential in order to promote candor.

Duties include monthly phone/email conversations regarding a variety of topics and issues that are important to the beer industry. Additionally, truth squad members share their sales and pricing data, although all information is kept confidential and aggregated to spot trends.

Also, Truth Squad members call or email BeerNet on issues of interest that arise in their markets.

If you are an industry executive and are interested in joining the beer industry Truth Squad, send me an email at , and you will be included in the beer industry's quest for the Truth which, apparently, sets us free.

BI Announces Chief Economist, Federal Affairs Director

FILED MAY 28, 2015 Late yesterday Beer Institute chief Jim McGreevy sent members notice that they'd soon announce both a new Chief Economist and a Federal Affairs Director. "Michael Uhrich will be our Chief Economist and we have added the new position of Director, Federal Affairs that will be filled by Joe Heaton," per memo.
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Big Hairy Predictions: Let's Recap

FILED MAY 27, 2015 Okay, Jenn wrote that headline I think as a joke, but I liked it so much I kept it. We are nearly halfway through the year, and this is a time when I go through the predictions I made in January and see -- so far -- how well we did. Let's go.
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