Colin Schilling (he/him) is the CEO and co-founder of Schilling Cider, the most innovative, fastest-growing, and forward-thinking hard cider company in the country which operates the nation’s largest fresh-pressed cidery. Colin’s unrivaled expertise and unwavering commitment to excellence have revolutionized the cider landscape. In addition to cider, Colin has a passion for food and beverage broadly and has created and consulted on brands in the non-alcoholic, coffee, energy, and cannabis spaces. He has an MBA focused in entrepreneurship and business sustainability and worked in tech consulting prior to founding the cider company. In addition to the wholesale business, Schilling Cider operates two retail locations in Seattle and Portland, Oregon which are the largest cider taprooms in the world by draft cider offerings! Colin strongly believes business is a force for good and change and has integrated numerous sustainable practices into the core business. He is also an industry thought leader on people-first company culture and works to deliver a best-in-class employment experience for every employee.