Managing Director, Thoroughbred Spirits Group
Seminar: Panel 3

As a fifth-generation distiller, Scott has over 20 wonderful years of experience in multiple aspects of the spirits business, ranging from business and product development to sales and marketing. Scott is an expert at creating strategies to mitigate risks in startup and emerging spirits businesses, and creating and managing brand portfolios of all sizes, including long-established, internationally distributed brands. In short, Scott knows how to put all of the pieces and people together in the spirits space.


Scott is the Managing Director of Thoroughbred Spirits Group.  Thoroughbred worked with companies and brands such as, Bently Heritage, FEW Spirits, Graton Spirits Co., Hangar One Vodka, Creed Distillery, Proximo Spirits, St. George Spirits, Stranahan’s, and The Wayne Gretzky No.99 Distillery.  At Proxmio Spirits Proximo Spirits, Scott was on the team that purchased Hangar One Vodka and Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey.


Today, Thoroughbred has personally assisted in the construction and management of 17 new distilleries and over 80 new spirits brands.  Scott is a guest speaker for the Entrepreneurship Department at his alma mater, Miami University, the Distilled Spirits Epicenter, the American Distilling Institute, American Craft Distiller Association, Scottish Craft Distillers Association.