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Meet Our Staff


Name: Jay Harman

Hometown:  Redding, CT

Position: 

Cisco Brewers CEO

Triple Eight Distillery President

Nantucket Vineyard Director

Started in what year:  1996

Favorite beverages:  orange vodka- very refreshing and fun to make

Best thing about working here:

For me its the creative side of marketing the brands and the ability to take ideas and turn them into something real.  

Its rewarding to see our hard work come to fruition and see how our customers react to what we have created. 

Its also nice to come to work everyday and know that the Cisco Crew all have a similar philosophy “ Keep the Good Vibes Flowing!” 

Cheers,

Jay


Name: Nicole Dupont

Hometown:  Wilmington, DE

PositionNational International Chief of Logistics and Everything (aka Accounts Manager)

Started in what year:  2007

Favorite beverages:  Captain Swain's Extra Stout, Peach Infused Viognier, and Nor'Easter Bourbon

Best thing about working here:  I love working here because it's not just about making money, it's about making the highest quality product and opening people's eyes to new things.  These guys don't make anything that isn't great, and they push the boundaries of what people are used to, and teach them there is more out there than watery light beers and an over-oaked chardonnay.  Oh, yeah, and it's just FUN!!!



Name: Matt Lambo

Hometown: Watertown MA

Position: Brand Manager

Started in what year: 2002

Favorite beverage: Grey Lady 

Best thing about working here: The opportunity to represent such amazing products and spread the love of local, high quality beverages that people love!



Name: Pete Burke

Hometown: Nashua NH

Position:  Cisco Nomad

Started in 2008

Favorite Beverage:  Captain Hurricane's Summer of Pumpkin Lady

Best Thing about working here: Being part of the hardest working group of laid back people



Name: Sean O’Neill

Hometown: Nantucket, MA

Position: Brand Ambassador for CT

Started in what year: 2010

Favorite beverages: IPA and Bloody Mary

Best thing about working here: Working with awesome beer and great people!





Name: Lucy VanArsdale

Hometown: Nantucket Island

Position: Gonzo

Started in what year: 2011

Favorite beverage: When it's cold~Nitrogenated Moor Porter with 888 Vanilla floater, when it's hot~888 Blueberry Vodka and soda with lemon, every day~I.P.A.

Best thing about working here: Stepping on my dog all day. And being a Cross-eyed-Octopus-Zombie-
Robot whilst still having fun! 

Name: Gavin Harney

Hometown: Bolton, CT

Position: Warehouse

Started in what year: 2011

Favorite beverages: Bailey’s and Indie

Best thing about working here: Knowing that you can come into work every day and have a good time!



Name: Randy Hudson

Hometown:  Chapel Hill, NC

Position: Official Hop Stringer and…

         Cisco Brewers El Presidente

            Nantucket Vineyard CEO

            Triple Eight Distillery Treasurer

Started in what year:  1992

Favorite beverages:  Late Harvest Chenin Blanc 1991, Dry Hopped Cisco Cider, Hurricane Rum with fresh ginger

Best thing about working here:  Today it’s stringing hops, tomorrow I’ll let you know when I update this…




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Name: Brenda

Hometown:  None (army brat) born in Germany and eventually went to high school & university in Virginia

Position:  Phantom Bookkeeper

Started in what year:  2002 but been related to ‘the family’ since long before that.  My husband, prior to our marriage, lived above the winery.

Favorite beverages:  Captain Swain's Extra Stout, Cranberry Vodka & tonic; Cranberry infused Pinot Gris

Best thing about working here:  the entertaining people. 





Name: Pat Wynn

Hometown: Nantucket, MA (Yup I'm a native. Got the tattoo to prove it.)

Position: Bartender, Bottler, Delivery Driver, Cleaner-upperer, Tyler's Hair Coach, Agnew Wrangler, Etc.

Favorite Beverages: Notch, The I.P.A., Port o' Call, 888 Vanilla, and of course Bourbon o' Clocks!

Year Started: I think 2006? Whatever my Junior year of High School was.

Best Thing About Working Here: I get to work with my friends. Pete, Ian, Kristen, Nicole, Jimmy, Tyler, Sam, Tracy, McGarr; They're all like family.  Dean and Melissa Long have been like a second set of parents to me since I was 16.  I couldn't ask for a better crew of people to work and hang out with every day.  Oh and all the free beer, booze and wine my body can [responsibly] handle.



Name: Kristen Hull

Hometown:  Nantucket (circa 1720)

Position:  Retail Manager, Shipping Coordinator, Website/Online Store/Social Networking/Computer Geek, Jay’s Assistant (Marketing)

Started in what year:  2006 Cisco-to-Go and Bartender’s Ball entertainer, 2009 started working full time for Jay

Favorite beverages:  Sailor’s Delight, Monomoy Kriek, Gale Force Gin

Best thing about working here:  Being part of one big creative and hard working family. And of course I love working in a dog-friendly environment.



Name: Wendy Morton Hudson   

Hometown: Novelty, OH (greater Cleveland area)

Position: Co-founder with Randy!

Started in what year: Started homebrewing in 1992, founded brewery in 1995

Favorite beverage: Tie between Moor Porter and Bailey's Ale

Best thing about working here: The people! And sharing our fun island lifestyle with the rest of the world.



Name: John McGarr (RETIRED)

Hometown:

Position: Bartender

Started in what year: 2009

Favorite beverages: Bailey’s and Indie

Best thing about working here:



Name: Becca Walters

Hometown: East Sandwich, MA

Position: Brand Ambassador for ME, NH and VT

Started in what year: 2011

Favorite beverages: Lady of the Woods, Pechish Woods, Pineapple Express, and Blueberry Pie

Best thing about working here: Working with great people…at a brewery …on an island!






Name:  Jeffrey Horner

Hometown:  Diablo Valley, CA

Position:  The Brewer

Started in what year:  2007

Favorite beverage:  Pechish Woods and XV and Captain Swain's and indie and sankaty light.

Best thing about working here: Filling, fermenting and blending my pet project "The Woods".





Name: Jeff Herman

Hometown: Plymouth, MA

Position: Ambassador

Started in what year: 2000

Favorite beverage: Anything made with water from well # 888

Best thing about working here: Too many to list



Name: Ian Spencer

Hometown:  Amherst, MA

Position:  Brewer

Started in what year:  2007

Favorite beverages:  Kriek, Stout, and our single malt

Best thing about working here:   Controlled Anarchy



Name: Jim Agnew (RETIRED)

Hometown:  East Providence, RI

Position:  Social Networker, Bartender

Started in what year:  Winter 2009

Favorite beverages:  Nor'Easter Bourbon

Best thing about working here:  Being hired during Acktobeerfest, Bourbon O’Clock, and the Santa Pub Crawl.



Name: Tyler W. Herrick

Hometown: Nantucket Island

Position: Bartender Extrordinare + Warehouse Rat

Started in What Year: First year on the bottling line 2003

Favorite Beverage: Sleeveless T

Best thing about working here: The Atmosphere



Name: Stu

Hometown:  Pakistan

Position: make spirits (liqueurs), pour spirits (bartend) and show people around (tours)  www.cisco-togo.com

Started in what year:  2006 (when designing the drink list for Water Street)

Favorite beverage:  888 orange vodka, ginger ale and a splash of pineapple juice w a lime

Best thing about working here:  The proximity to the beach. The ability to travel in the off season is amazing.  These days I have fallen in love with Mendoza, Argentina.  Ciao


Name: Ryan Lanagan (RETIRED)

Hometown: Mattapoisett, MA

Position: Barback, Warehouse

Started in what year: 2011

Favorite beverages: IPA and 888 Blueberry

Best thing about working here: Closing early enough to party!


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Name: Tracy W. Long
Position: Swab
Started in What Year: 1989
Favorite Beverage: Bailey’s Nitro
Best thing about working here: The commute!

 


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