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Beer Institute Announces Internal Promotions


WASHINGTON –The Beer Institute, a national trade association for the American brewing industry, announced internal staff changes today.

“I am extremely proud of the team we have built at the Beer Institute. Susan, Sandra, Jordan and Alex have been instrumental to our work representing the more than $330 billion beer industry and the more than 2 million jobs it supports,” said Jim McGreevy, president and CEO of the Beer Institute.  “These staff changes will allow our team to serve our members and the beer industry better. I look forward to continuing our work to ensure brewers and beer importers can produce and serve America’s favorite beverage alcohol.”

  • The Beer Institute (BI) is promoting Susan Haney to senior vice president of public affairs, overseeing public affairs, federal affairs and operations teams.  She previously served as the Beer Institute’s vice president of operations.
  • BI is promoting Sandra Castro to director of operations, where she will continue to oversee Beer Institute’s day-to-day financial and accounting needs and IT and human resources. She previously was the senior manager of operations.
  • The association is promoting Jordan Zuccarelli to manager of special projects, where she will play an even more integral role in helping the public and federal affairs teams execute strategic projects and third-party relationships. She previously was the Beer Institute’s staff assistant.
  • Alex Davidson is now the Beer Institute’s director of public affairs, where he will serve as the Beer Institute’s primary point of contact for all public affairs and media activity. He was formerly the Beer Institute’s director of media relations.