Staff

Tap the Capital With Us!

Raleigh Brewing Company is a production brewery, providing a complete craft beer experience. From our beer names to the murals in our taproom, we show our pride in Raleigh and its history.

Kristie Nystedt

Kristie Nystedt

President and CEO

Kristie, an avid craft beer fan and homebrewer, worked in manufacturing and software before starting Raleigh Brewing Company. As the first female owner of a North Carolina craft brewery, Kristie combines her passion for beer and her support for the industry with her love of the community.

Favorite RBC beer: Hell Yes Ma’am (of course!)

Patrik Nystedt

Patrik Nystedt

COO

Engineer, chemist, pilot — It’s an understatement to say Patrik stays busy! Spot him around RBC sharing his expertise and showing his commitment to quality.

Favorite RBC beer: House of Clay Rye IPA

Scott Craddock

Scott Craddock

Production Manager / Head Brewer

Scott has brewed in multiple states but with a degree from NC State, he finds himself right at home brewing at Raleigh Brewing. With craft beer and Crossfit as hobbies, don’t be surprised to see him dead-lifting kegs!

Favorite RBC beer: The Walter Imperial IPA

Amy Hanson

Amy Hanson

Marketing & Events Manager

Head over hops for craft beer, Amy is dedicated to using her skills to help Raleigh Brewing thrive … and to get you the coolest swag out there!

Favorite RBC beer: Coffee Hidden Pipe Porter

Shannon Parrott

Shannon Parrott

Tap Room Manager

With craft beer always on her mind, you can find Shannon in Raleigh Brewing’s tap room making sure everything is flowing smoothly, including the beer!

Favorite RBC beer: Blatherskite Scottish Ale

Billy Rutherford

Billy Rutherford

Sales & Distribution Manager

With production growing rapidly, Billy, our Raleigh native, stays busy slinging RBC beer to your favorite locations around the Triangle.

Favorite RBC Beer: The Toll Imperial Oatmeal Stout

Our Sales Team

Our Sales Team

Our Sales Team

Our sales team is awesome!