Eric Smith

Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Odell Brewing Co.
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Eric has dedicated his entire 25-year career to the growth of Odell Brewing. As a member of the Odell executive management team, his focus is on market expansion, portfolio management, product innovation, and coworker development.  Eric has been serving in a Co-CEO role since January 2019 and will move into the CEO role January 2020.

Outside of Odell initiatives, Eric is passionate about supporting the beer industry as a whole,serving on The Brewers Association’s Market Development Committee, former member of the CSU BBI Advisory Council, Tamarron Consulting’s Alliance for Beer Leadership Council as well as committee support to the Colorado Brewers Guild.

Odell Brewing is currently the 23rd largest craft brewer in the United States, with distribution across 19 states and two Colorado locations with two more in planning for 2020. As a 100% employee owned brewery, Odell strives to reinforce its commitments to independence through dedication to the Evergreen Principles.