Gonzales keeps everyone on their feet at all Boxing Bear locations

Felicia “Fee” Gonzales is on the move these days. Oh, she is not leaving Boxing Bear Brewing, but as the director of people operations for the brewery, she is putting some miles on her car these days thanks to the expansion into three new locations over the last few years. “One of the most challenging…

Steel Bender brewer decisively cements her place on the staff

As the late Ruth Bader Ginsberg wisely said, “Women belong in all places where decisions are being made.” And that, of course, includes breweries, where countless decisions are made every single day. Thousands of years ago brewing was a female-dominated craft, but the widespread industrialization of brewing over the past few centuries caused it to…

Nevada native takes a leap of faith and lands at High and Dry Brewing

A fun part of this job of writing about breweries is often finding out just where everyone in the industry came from before jumping into their brewery jobs. While more and more new employees are coming out of brewing programs, like the one at Central New Mexico Community College, there are still quite a few…