Lost Worlds Brewing – Cornelius, NC – Dave Hamme and David Gonzalez
Lost Worlds Brewing – https://www.lostworldsbeer.com David Gonzalez (Director of Brewing, Lost Worlds Brewing) – David Gonzalez (DG) has over 25 years of professional brewing experience including tenures as the Head Brewer at NoDa, Foothills, and Riverman Brewing. A graduate of the Siebel Institute, his brews have been awarded over two dozen medals including multiple Greater American Business Festival (GABF) honors. In his first year as Director of Brewing at Lost Worlds, DG’s beers won 4 medals (including 3 Gold Medals) at the NC Brewers Cup. This was the highest total of any brewery in North Carolina. In addition, DG’s Emmer American Wheat was awarded a Silver Medal at the GABF. Dave Hamme (Founder) – Dave is a business consultant, author, and entrepreneur. His specialties include strategic planning, innovation management, and organizational efficiency. Dave founded Lost Worlds Brewing in 2020 in the midst of the pandemic. Additionally, Dave serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for American Foreign Research (www.goafar.org) and is a co-founder of Puzzles from the Past (www.puzzlesfromthepast.com) and Ephesus Consulting (www.ephesusconsulting.com). Dave’s book, Customer Focused Process Innovation (McGraw Hill, 2014), earned a Shingo Research & Professional Publication Award for its contribution to the field of innovation management. We look forward to Dave and David teaching us more about the world of craft brewing. Cheers.