Founder & Head Distiller, Humboldt Distillery
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After growing up in Humboldt County, where he is a fifth-generation native, Stevens moved away to pursue education and career opportunities. He attended The University of Chicago where he received degrees in chemistry and biochemistry, and then spent several years in San Francisco and New York City doing research and development work in the pharmaceutical industry. He also became an accomplished professional poker player and a successful real estate investor, but eventually decided to move back to his hometown and put his technical skills back to use distilling spirits. He founded Humboldt Distillery in 2012.