Mark Hedrick

Founder & Director of Brewing Operations

Mark is a co-founder and the creative engine behind the beers of Alter Brewing Company. Mark was an award-winning home brewer of 22 years and now an award winning professional brewer for Alter Brewing Company. After leaving the trading markets as a Futures and Options Broker for JP Morgan Investment Bank, Mark decided to commit fully to his decade long vision to open a brewery. He received a degree in brewing technology from the Siebel Institute of Technology in 2010 and has been a long time Certified Beer Judge. The majority of Alter’s portfolio of beer recipes including all of its core beers can be traced to Mark’s creativity.

When time permits, Mark likes to spend time with his wife and 3, now grown children, old friends and new, enjoying everything from hiking, fishing, cooking, and travel.

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