Mr. Crews joined Ippolito Christon & Co. in 2003. His focus has been analytical support for the purchase, sale, and valuation of beer distributorships. Mr. Crews began his career in 1972 with the Kansas City office of Price Waterhouse in the audit division and achieved the level of partner in 1982. In addition, he spent two years in the Washington DC office on assignment to the Council on Wage Price Stability, assisting in drafting and implementing the guidelines designed to curb high inflation rates. In 1988, Mr. Crews purchased the majority ownership of a multi-million case beer distribution operation in Kansas City. Over the next ten years, Mr. Crews expanded the operation through the acquisition of six additional distributorships that were contiguous or adjacent to the original operation. As a beer wholesaler, Mr. Crews was active in the local Missouri and Kansas state associations and the NBWA. He also served on several Distributor Councils and task forces.
University of Missouri, BS Accounting