Rick Wright is a long tenured veteran of the beer business. He started his beer career as Sales Director with Star Distributing, CT. He moved from the distributor tier to the supplier tier when he joined Latrobe Brewing Company, subsequently acquired
by Labatt USA, Canada, where he held a variety of roles during a 15-year span, including Vice President, Planning/Development, NE Regional Vice President & Vice President of Sales. Rick moved on to Heineken USA as Director, Planning &
Network Development where he was responsible for strategic network planning, change management and distributor sales training & development. Wright’s final position with HUSA was as Vice President, Distributor Network Development, responsible
for leading the Network Group on distribution channel strategy, long term vision, distributor buy/sell transactions and management of the HUSA’s National Distributor Council.
Rick holds a Masters in Applied Project Management from Villanova University and an Executive Brewing Certification from The Sieble Institute of Technology. Rick and his wife Linda of 38 years have two daughters, both educators, and four beautiful