NMU alumnus Richard Anderson ('78 MA) of Thompsonville has been reappointed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to represent small distillers on the Michigan Craft Beverage Council. He is a partner and co-founder of Iron Fish Distillery.
In addition to his NMU degree, Anderson holds a a bachelor's in urban planning from Michigan State University. His term on the council expires Sept. 30, 2024.
According to its website, the Michigan Craft Beverage Council supports a hard-working, collaborative industry with deep agricultural roots. It provides resources and opportunities that connect growers and producers, reinforcing Michigan as a world-class craft beverage destination.
Industry-led and engaged, the council works collectively to guide important research and promote the growth of the craft beverage sector.