Brew Masters

Bill has been closely connected to the Owatonna community since taking a Computer Programming role in the area in 1990, following graduation from Central College (Pella, IA). He and his wife, Mary, have lived in Medford the past 14 years. They are the proud parents of Kade, Lucas, and Kinsey. Over the years, Bill has been involved in a variety of community activities, and most recently he and Mary have been closely involved with the startup of Medford’s Young Life program. Bill has also coached a variety of youth and high school level sports for more than 25 years.

 

 

Mark has lived in Owatonna since taking a Computer Programming job in the area in 1990, following graduation from Gustavus Adolphus College. He and his wife, Amy, are the proud parents of Payton, Bryce, and Eli. Mark has been involved in a variety of community activities, including serving on various boards and filling many volunteer roles, most notably he has served as a volunteer Healthy Seniors project leader and as a Scout leader. Mark enjoys spending time attending his kids’ events, even as they have embarked on college athletics. As well, he enjoys hunting around his hometown of Lanesboro

 

 

Mark grew up in Owatonna, and though he and his wife, Barb, lived in Seattle for a short time following graduation from the University of Minnesota, they came back to the area in 1994 to raise their family. They are the proud parents of Brian (and Erin; in Omaha) and Mike (in Chicago). Mark has been a Financial Advisor for over 30 years. Mark has been very involved in a variety of community efforts over the years, most notably with leadership and volunteer items at Trinity Lutheran Church, as a Board Member on the Owatonna School Board, and as a performer, volunteer, and organizer of Hometown Sampler. His personal interests include home brewing and chasing wily rooster pheasant.

 

 

Rod began his Computer Programming career in Owatonna more than 30 years ago, following graduation from Augustana College (Sioux Falls, SD). He and his wife, Amy, are the proud parents of Payton, Landon, Nolan, and Erin. Rod has been involved in a variety of community activities over the years, most notably serving in many capacities at Trinity Lutheran Church, as a Cub Scout leader, and for the past 20 years as a key organizer and ‘jack of all trades’ for CulturFest. In Rod’s spare time, he enjoys any and all mechanical and woodworking projects.

 

 

Tim is a longtime resident of Owatonna. He graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College and an MBA from the University of St. Thomas. Tim has worked in manufacturing management for over 30 years. He and his wife, Cindy, are the proud parents of Emily (Eric—Twin Cities) and Ally (Derek—Twin Cities) and grandparents of one. Tim has been involved in a variety of community activities, including serving on various boards and filling many volunteer roles, including serving as Council President at Trinity Lutheran Church. In his spare time, Tim enjoys home brewing, and it’s that interest and effort that fed the foundation of Mineral Springs Brewery with longtime friends Jon Hilstad and Matt Kottke.