Chapman's Welcomes Jim Reynolds
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Chapman's Announces Appointment of Jim Reynolds as President
September 29, 2017 - Chapman’s Brewing Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Reynolds, who will join the Chapman’s team as President, reporting to CEO Scott Fergusson. Within this role, Reynolds will have day-to-day operations and financial responsibility for one of the fastest growing craft breweries in the Midwest.
“As a business owner, home brewer, and community advocate, I was attracted to Chapman’s mission to make exceptional beer for the Midwest,” Reynolds said. “I believe that Chapman’s is building an excellent brand in one of the fastest growing markets in the United States and I wanted to be a part of that growth.”
Reynolds comes to Chapman’s from Wabash, Indiana: home of Chapman’s 4th retail location and JM Reynolds Oil Company, where he manages his family owned petroleum distribution company that was started by his grandfather in 1946. Jim is a 1993 graduate of Butler University School of Business. His 20+ years of manufacturing experience and his deep understanding of distribution networks make him a natural complement to the brewery operations, sales, and retail structure of the brewery.
“As Chapman’s continues to significantly outpace the national craft brewing industry, Jim represents the next phase of our growth and buildout for the Chapman’s brand and organization,” said Scott Fergusson, CEO of Chapman’s. “A critical piece of successful and sustainable growth is to bring in day-to-day discipline and focus to build on our success and position us to grow into new markets and opportunities.”
Reynolds has deep experience in understanding the communities we are proud to partner with, serving on several charitable boards and advising community leaders and elected officials. Each Chapman’s location is a unique place in which members of the community can come together to enjoy great craft beer and catch up with friends and family. Reynolds recognizes the special privilege that Chapman’s has to serve the people who call Indiana their home.
“I’m looking forward to working with Scott and the excellent team that has built Chapman’s from an idea to one of the fastest growing breweries in the country in less than 4 years. I truly believe the growth we’ve had is just the beginning,” he said.
For more information, please contact Scott Fergusson at firstname.lastname@example.org or connect with us on Facebook, twitter, or on the web at www.chapmansbrewing.com
Chapman’s Brewing Company, a Midwest craft beer brewery, was started in 2012 in Angola, Indiana, in the heart of Steuben County. From a single product released in October 2013, Chapman’s has grown to 6 unique and award-winning beer styles packaged in earth-friendly aluminum cans, kegs, and growlers, along with many seasonal and one-off styles. The brewery operates 4 retail locations that are open to customers 7 days a week in Angola, Fort Wayne, Columbia City, and Wabash.