MARC - A Coupeville grad and a US Coast Guard Helicopter Pilot veteran. In his spare time, Marc has been involved in the craft beer industry in many different ways through competitions, clubs, organizing festivals, homebrewing (since 1996), mead making, beer tasting, and studying to be a certified cicerone (cicerone.org). He has toured the nation (Alaska to Puerto Rico) and overseas (France, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Holland and Italy), always looking for the best beer. Marc's background is in Aerospace Engineering (Helicopters) and Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management). Currently Marc is an on-line Associate Professor for Arizona State University - IRA A. Fulton School of Engineering. There he teaches Project Management and Enterprise Systems Planning and Implementation. Marc also teaches part-time for the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA. There he teaches for the Systems Engineering Department and the Graduate School for Business and Public Policy. Marc recently moved back to Coupeville and is excited about giving back to his community.
MITCH - A Coupeville grad, is a technology solution salesman by day and rock star wannabe drummer by night, having founded the local classic rock bands Jacobs Road and Mussel Flats. Mitch is a seasoned 25+ year technology vet who knows the Pacific Northwest and Whidbey Island area industries well. Mitch has been strong Coupeville community supporter since graduating form High School and moving back to Coupeville with his family in 2000. Mitch is involved in the community through his church, as a coach, he has supported local businesses and the Coupeville School district through various fund raisers and clubs. Mitch is a sales manager and an expert in Business IT Solutions, Mitch understands the need for community connection and local music / arts around the various communities on Whidbey, so we will strive to bring in the best local arts and entertainment. Send us your ideas.
Mitch and Marc grew up locally, graduated from Coupeville High School, where they were standout athletes, and are now blessed to be able to raise their families here and use Penn Cove Brewing Company to give back to the community which has given them so much.
Mitch's Brother Marc - "Professor"
Mitchie The Kid
Our mission is to introduce Craft Beer to our community while giving back to the people of our community by creating jobs, paying local taxes, and being involved with organizations and non-profits through local events and collaboration efforts. We want to be a vital part of the local's scene, while bringing a sweet mix of craft beer, food and music to our local community.