Arcadia Brewing Company

Meet The Staff

Employees
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Tim Suprise

Tim Suprise

Administration - Founder
Hailing from Upstate New York, Tim Suprise learned early in life that relationships matter. The educational influences of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondolet, and Franciscan Friars helped shape a desire for public service, that led to a brief yet formative ...
Rick Suarez

Rick Suarez

Administration - VP Sales
If you walk into Arcadia, you’re likely to see Rick Suarez in a business meeting in the back of the restaurant, laughing over a beer and witty conversation. He’s an imperative piece in the well-oiled Arcadia machine. Upon his arrival in 2009, Rick has brought years of experience, a vast ...
Sharri Parks

Sharri Parks

Administration - Director of Administration
Sharri began as Arcadia's Director of Administration in October of 2013. She came to us with many years of brewery administration and accounting experience and plans to utilize her expertise to aid Arcadia in its growth. Implementing the industry's best Human Resource practices and monitoring ...

Sarah Bauman

Administration - Marketing Coordinator
Sean  Kelly

Sean Kelly

Kitchen Staff - Chef
Arcadia's Chef Sean Kelly started his culinary career in the parking lots of Greatful Dead concerts in the early 1990s, while following the band for a couple of  years. He returned from California, landing at Grand Rapids Community College where he was enrolled in the  culinary program from 1995 ...
Dave Sippel

Dave Sippel

Brewers - Director of Brewing Operations
Dave Sippel comes to us from Victory Brewing Company in Downingtown, PA. Raised outside of Indianapolis, Dave began homebrewing when he was in high school, then went on to study brewing, business, and graphic design at Indiana University. While in school, he worked as an Assistant Brewer at the ...
Drew Rice

Drew Rice

Brewers - Brewer
Originally from Harrisville Michigan, Drew began his brewing career as a volunteer at Arcadia Brewing Company. He has truly worked his way up through the ranks from his beginning as a box-builder. His dad helped peak his interest in brewing by encouraging him to do it at home. As a homebrewer, ...
Zack Burkeen

Zack Burkeen

Brewers - Brewer
Zack is originally from Hanover, Michigan. His journey to becoming a brewer at Arcadia began when he took an interest in homebrewing at age 18. He fell in love with making wort right away and thus his brewing career began. A self dubbed "hophead," it's no surprise Zack's beer of choice at Arcadia ...
Vaughn Stewart

Vaughn Stewart

Brewers - Cellarman
Vaughn began his career at Arcadia in June of 2013 as a Cellarman. He is responsible for taking care of the beer from the time it's fermented until it's packaged. Vaughn is becoming well versed in Arcadia's brewing process and is working towards developing our sensory training and quality control ...
Jim  Brown

Jim Brown

Sales - Brewery Representative
Born and raised in the Buffalo, New York are, Jim Brown arrived in Michigan to study Automotive Management at Ferris State University. He graduated on the Dean's List and went to work for Chrysler Motors in New York City and eventually moved from the corporate to retail world, moving back to ...
Steve Marcial

Steve Marcial

Sales - Brewery Representative
Steve Marcial was born in Chicago, Illinois and grew up in Kalamazoo, Michigan. After high school, Steve spent time attending KVCC and Western Michigan University. His sales career took off in the print marketing industry where Steve managed a print shop and held sales positions, acquiring 14 years ...
Kristin Wisenbaugh

Kristin Wisenbaugh

Warehouse - Supply Chain Manager
After attending Laker High School in Michigan’s thumb, Kristin headed north for the Upper Peninsula to Lake Superior State University where she played volleyball and majored in International Business. Her college experience was enhanced by a study abroad experience in Italy.  It was in Orvieto, ...
Brian  Phelps

Brian Phelps

Warehouse - Warehouse Manager
When you can’t make it to our tavern in Battle Creek, Michigan, you’ll need to quench your thirst for Arcadia Ales somehow, right? The man that gets those beers to your local beer store or favorite watering hole is our Warehouse Manager, Brian Phelps. Brian has worked in the brewery since ...