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Beer Institute Statement on the Passing of TTB Administrator John Manfreda


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Jim McGreevy, Beer Institute President and CEO, issued the following statement on the passing of John Manfreda, Administrator of the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB):

“It is with deep sadness I learned of John Manfreda’s passing. On behalf of the Beer Institute as well as our members, I would like to offer condolences to John’s family as well as to the TTB staff.

“John’s service at TTB was remarkable. He was accessible, fair, and I admire his many years of dedication to ensuring TTB enforced the laws with the highest integrity. John achieved what many of us can only aspire: a life of humble leadership. We will miss him, but his legacy will endure.”


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