Our Team


Angela H. Moore Chairwoman

Angela is active in marketing and championing the brand in markets across the U.S. and beyond. She is also the Managing Director of Macha Capital Partners and the Managing Partner of Ravensdale Capital, and serves on many boards such as the UCD Smurfit School Advisory Board, Ireland, Women in Business NI and the North American Northern Ireland Advisory Council. She received her undergraduate at St. Mary’s College, Queens, Belfast and has a BA and MBA from George Washington University in Washington, DC. 

Gareth H. Moore CEO

Gareth serves as CEO and carries on his father George’s legacy and commitment to creating an exceptional American Single Malt. He is also a Principal at Adelphi Capital, a middle-market merchant banking business in Washington, DC. He is the President of the Virginia Distillers Association and serves on the DISCUS Craft Advisory Council as well as several other boards. He received a BA from Boston College and an MBA from Georgetown University.

Maggie Moore Chief Experience Officer

Maggie leads the vision for bringing the Visitors Center experience to life. She is passionate about creating a state-of-the-art location for whisky fans.

Operations Management

Jerry Heddy Operations Director

Jerry supports all team operations, compliance, accounting, HR and logistics. He was previously at The Hershey Company where he held operational and leadership roles.

Sales Management

John Alvarez Sales Director

John is responsible for growing the sales footprint for Virginia Distillery Company. John has over 20 years of experience in the wine and spirits industry.

Brand Team

Amanda Beckwith Lead Blender and Education Manager
Jessica Bullard Marketing & Brand Manager
Dora Oliver Brand Administrator
Zach Williams Digital Marketing Manager
Samuel Hanny Digital Marketing Associate

Operations Team

Dustin Caster Distillery Operations Manager
Brian Hersey Cask House & Cellar Operations Manager
Brandon Batty Bottling Operations Manager
Bjorn Goodwin Distiller
Marian Cunningham Distiller
Clay Rucker Assistant Distiller
Mike Foltz Distillery Maintenance Mechanic
Dillon Smith Production Assistant
Sam Comer Distillery Associate
Johnathan Price Distillery Associate
Brittny James Distillery Associate
Brad Morgan Supply Chain Solutions Manager
Caitlin Philips Administrative & HR Specialist
Laura Ramsey Controller

Sales Team

Bobbi Comer Sales Program Coordinator
Bob Lanigan Midwest Market Manager
Erica Kraypohl Northeast Market Manager
Rick Statler Southeast Market Manager
Anna Westby Field Marketing Representative, Washington, DC
Jerry Spoto Field Marketing Representative, Florida
Ken Murphy Field Marketing Representative, Massachusetts
Kerson Raymond Field Marketing Representative, New York
Kurt Friedenberger Field Marketing Representative, South Carolina
Mike Stout Field Marketing Representative, Michigan
Quinn Macali Field Marketing Representative, Illinois
Tara Johnson Smith Field Marketing Representative, Virginia
Mark Baker National Account Manager

Guest Experience Associates

Brandon Ramsey
Jennifer Henzi
Jacob James
Ellie Laliberte
Laura Pezzulo
Howard Puckett
Angela Vest
Ethan Wray
Ellie Lloyd
Virginia Distillery Co.

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