A team that loves craft as much as you do.
Our team has deep experience in the craft brewing industry. From business development to brewing infrastructure to supply and logistics to everything in between, our team members have been a part of every part of this business.
CEODon is the CEO of Hops Connect Canada, as well as our chief visionary. With nearly 30 years of experience in the business side of the Canadian craft brewing industry, Don has developed a keen eye for recognizing how brewers can grow, scale, and seize new opportunities—and how Hops Connect Canada can help them do that.
General ManagerWill leads the day-to-day operations at Hops Connect Canada, supervising our supply relationships and ensuring our products get to our brewer customers. As such, he ensures craft brewers get exclusive access to the most flavourful hops from producers all over the world—including from our own fields in Canada.
Western Canada Sales Partner
Western Canada Sales PartnerStefan is famous for his huge personality and his deep knowledge of the craft brewing industry. A Hops Connect Canada Sales Partner since 2013, Stefan takes care of larger breweries in all western provinces. He’s happy to share his insights, his advice, and industry stories with customers—preferably over a glass of their latest creation.
Eastern Canada Sales Partner
Eastern Canada Sales PartnerRob has been a Sales Partner in Eastern Canada with Hops Connect Canada for over a decade. During that time he’s built up a truly encyclopedic knowledge of hops: how they grow, how they’re harvested, and especially how they taste.
Sales ManagerAfter completing his studies at the Institute of Brewing and Distilling, Jonathan embarked on a successful career in brewing and malting. His path took him from coast to coast, touching all aspects from field to table, most recently leading brewing and quality assurance in a craft brewery. Jonathan’s expertise and energy are unparalleled as he collaborates with breweries all across Ontario!
Sales ManagerWith over 25 years of experience in this industry, Bob knows everything about hops, and how to use them to craft great beer. On our team, Bob is responsible for serving most Ontario breweries. He’s famous for “rescuing” many of Ontario better-known brewers with fresh supply during the hop shortage of 2008.
Sales & Solutions Manager
Sales & Solutions ManagerGreg earned his stripes brewing at some of the most celebrated craft breweries in the Lower Mainland. Greg joined Hops Connect Canada to lead our technical brewing department. In addition to his technical responsibilities, Greg also works closely with smaller breweries across the western provinces.
Sales ManagerChris is an avid homebrewer who brings unrivaled passion and fire to the craft beer industry. Born and raised in Montréal, Chris speaks both French and English fluently. He’s responsible for taking care of breweries throughout Québec and the Maritimes.
Administration & Accounts Receivable
Administration & Accounts ReceivableCatherine is the “glue” that holds our company together. Her eagle-eye for details combined with an absolute commitment to customer service makes her the perfect person to help our clients with payments, processing, and account administration, no matter what time zone they’re in.
Western Canada Warehouse Manager
Western Canada Warehouse ManagerAndres is a relatively new member of our team, joining in 2020. But he’s no stranger to this work: with over 20 years of warehouse and logistics experience under his belt, Andres knows a thing or two about storage and distribution.