Max Schenk graduated from Indiana University in 2008 with the goal of starting her own business. After working with Jerry at Rock Bottom for six years, she knew she had found her path to creating that reality. She continued to work in the service industry for a total of nine years before launching Round Town, and is eager to apply the skill set that can only be learned from direct involvement within that industry.
Jerry Sutherlin has directly contributed the growth of this industry for over twenty years. He began his brewing career at Oaken Barrel Brewing Co., one of the first and most successful breweries still producing beer today. He then took his talents downtown to RAM Brewery where he got some reps in with the infamous Dave Colt, Head Brewer and founder of Sun King Brewery. In 2006, he became Head Brewer at Rock Bottom Brewery, Downtown Indianapolis, where he brewed for ten years. Jerry’s beers have earned dozens of medals and awards throughout respected local and international craft beer competitions.
Bob is a retired U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sergeant, Iraq and Afghan veteran. He majored in Applied Chemistry at Ball State and Logistics at the Community College of the Air Force. Bob joins us from Friendly Package in Muncie where he served as the ‘Craft Beer Expert.’ Bob also learned brewing while working with Jerry in his earlier years at Oaken Barrel Brewing.
Eric Spends all of his waking hours making sure our beer is found in your favorite watering holes. Eric comes to us from Zink where he was Director of Craft Beer. Eric has also spent the past 10 years in the beer business and has witnessed first hand how the industry has evolved. Not only a self proclaimed ‘Beer Geek’, Eric is also a Certified Cicerone, and enjoys helping people find the beer for their individual palates.