OUR PEOPLE

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Marty Velas

MASTER BREWER / OWNER

Marty started brewing shortly after beer was invented. He's like a beer engineer at Fanatic who can be found shuffling paper from time to time.

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Justin Shaver

HEAD BREWER & BEER FAIRY

Justin was born and raised in Northeast Ohio and made Knoxville his home in 1999. He is an amateur champion chicken wing devourer and serves as Marty's Radar #MASH

 

When Justin isn't brewing beer he enjoys designing and building furniture.

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Paul Velas

BEER MONKEY

Paul "Paulko" Velas is our family beer slinger at the FanBase. Currently a student at the University of Tennessee pursuing a degree in computer science pressed into service by mom and dad to help pay off his VR habit. 

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Tucker Parrish

SALES MANAGER

Tucker is our local Gadabout, Sales Manager, delivery and Beer Ambassador. Knows everybody in East Tennessee and owes half of them money. Its been said that his voice earned him runner up in casting for Allstate and Arby's commercials. 

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Solange Velas

BEER MONKEYS MOM 

Solange is crucial to keeping our payroll running and our accounting in the black. She also whips up a brutal delicious burger. Solange has been Marty chief beer wench and bottle washer since 1978.

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Daniel Patton

FILM & VIDEO

Daniel Patton of Patton Productions is a regular fixture around Fanatic Brewing Co. He supports Jason "Ratchet" Carpenter with content for video/print/web and spends most of his time annoying Marty with Glamor shot reshoots.