Lauren is co-creator of the craft beer and hard kombucha brewery-in-planning, Mindscape Fermentations. She graduated with a degree in Economics from UC Davis in 2011 and initially worked in the wine industry, until realizing craft beer was really her passion. After managing a local brewery for 5 years, she decided to embark on a project of her own in 2019. Aside from beer and kombucha, she loves traveling, catching a concert, or trying out the newest restaurant in town. Lauren’s term on the SABG board started in 2017.
Andy began his brewing career in 1995 at The Sacramento Brewing Company when there were only 5 breweries in the Sacramento area. He fell in love with the culture, food and Beer of Europe on a trip to Germany in 1987 and always wanted to bring that back to Sacramento. He opened The Monk’s Cellar in 2014.
Derek Gallanosa has over 8 years of professional experience including management positions in brewing, marketing, sales, and event coordination. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from California State University, San Marcos and has served as one of the instructors for the Business of Craft Beer program at San Diego State University instructing the course “Marketing Craft Beer.” He currently is the Head Brewer/Partner at Moksa Brewing Company in Rocklin, California overseeing the brewery’s operations, social media/other marketing, 400-person membership, and outside events.
Teresa Psuty is the brewmaster at Crooked Lane Brewing Company in Auburn, California. A two-time GABF medal winner, she’s also a mom of three, and intrepid co-host of The Session on The Brewing Network. Crooked Lane is enjoying the title of CCBC brewery of the year for 2019. Find Teresa on instagram @psutybrews and @crookedlanebrewing