At DORCHESTER BREWING CO., we’ve pulled together an experienced, passionate team of brewmasters and local business entrepreneurs to build the brewery and launch the services we offer our future craft brewing partners and thirsty beer tasters. Our team is also available to help our craft brewers in any way — from recipe development to branding to community building, we’re here to help you make great beer right in the heart of Boston.
Co-Founder & Head Brewer
“Find a job that you love and you’ll never work a day in your life.” Taking that quote to heart, Todd Charbonneau walked into one of Boston’s premiere breweries 15 years ago and landed a job on the bottling line. He worked hard, and his dedication paid off becoming Head Brewer at Harpoon Brewery. After over a decade of great years there, Todd moved on to start Banner Beer Company in 2012.
Co-Founder, CEO & Chief Keg Washer
Matt Malloy is a marketing, operations and sales executive with over 26 years of experience. Past roles include VP of Marketing and Operations at Zipcar (8 years), where he grew the Zipcar brand and category and VP of Marketing and Communications at edx.org, a Harvard and MIT startup. Malloy is an active mentor / advisor on the east coast and is also an official Techstars mentor.
Co-Founder & Chief Beer Taster
Over the past 10 years Travis has served as project manager at various real estate and community development organizations with the goal of creating economic development opportunities and affordable housing for underserved neighborhoods. As an entrepreneur Travis continues to look for creative ways to improve the quality of life for people living in his neighborhood – Dorchester.
Co-Founder & Director of Marketing
Holly Irgens is a marketing and branding expert with a background of agency, corporate marketing and consulting experience, helping Boston-area small businesses and startups grow their brands. After living for a few months in the “Beer capital of the World” in Belgium, she converted to a craft-beer lover.
Lab and Quality
Fred started his brewing career at Flying Bison Brewery in NY and later attended the University California Davis’ Master Brewers Program. He then held roles at Harpoon Brewery in all areas of brewery operations but especially in Quality Assurance/Control. His focus and passion is ensuring the highest quality of beer.
Tap Room Manager
Derek Rayner is a longtime Dorchester resident who grew up in NH and attended Keene State College. Most recently serving as the Bar Manager at Cambridge Brewing Company, Derek’s a huge craft beer nerd and when not enjoying some cold brews, he also likes to hang out with his fish named Wall-E and his dog named Charlie.
Assistant Tap Room Manager
Matt Munsey has a longtime love of beer and the intricate process of making it. In his life as a professional bartender he enjoys educating people on the world of beer and as an avid home brewer he loves to challenge his own concepts of what beer could be. When not at work or grabbing a beer with friends, Matt can be found on his bike exploring the city and the country surrounding it.
Prior to working at Winter Hill Brewing Company in Somerville, Cody worked at Newburyport Brewing Company getting to know all things craft beer. As a long-time Jamaica Plain resident, Cody has a passion for brewing quality beer and constantly strives to better himself as a Brewer. As Edgar Allen Poe wrote, “What care I how time advances? I’m drinking ale today.”