Fred Bueltmann: a.k.a. “The Beervangelist,” is an author and independent consultant on company culture, the ideals of the craft marketplace and the connected lifestyle. He has more than two decades of experience as an executive in the beverage industry including service at New Holland Brewing Company and Bell’s Brewing Company.
Bueltmann is past president of the Michigan Brewers Guild and recipient of their prestigious Tom Burns Award, recognizing the pioneering spirit of the “Great Beer State.” A nationally recognized expert on pairing beer and food, Fred’s book, The Beervangelist’s Guide to the Galaxy was recognized as an Indie Book Award finalist. Fred is a prolific writer and speaker, including topics such as “The Community of Collaboration” at TedX Macatawa in 2015. He recently traversed the United States by train to research his next book on the cultural shifts of the craft renaissance while documenting the process in his podcast, “This Craft Nation.”