Meet the B.I.N.G. Team
These professionals came together to create B.I.N.G. early 2012 in order to bring the best possible products and services to the beverage industry. Together, their vision has evolved into a robust group that offers nearly all the services that a growing beverage business could need. With especially deep industry knowledge, they are always ready to offer advice, or steer a new business owner in the right direction.
Propel Insurance Services Inc.
Jason Jordan has played a key role at Propel Insurance as a commercial insurance producer for over twelve years, with a specialized focus on business insurance needs for the hospitality & craft brewing industry. As a former chef and graduate of the Culinary Institute, Jason takes great pride in providing insight and knowledge to prospective business owner clients.
Craft Brew Alliance
Marcus Reed is General Counsel with Craft Brew Alliance. Prior to his role there, he was Partner, Food & Beverage Team Leader at Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP. He developed specialized expertise in representing the business interests of breweries, brewpubs, restaurants, bars, hospitality vendors, and other businesses within the hospitality and beverage industries.
Perkins & Co.
Maria Pearman honed her chops in the tax department of Perkins & Co, the largest local accounting firm in Portland, OR. After several years she struck out on her own to kindle an entrepreneurial flame that just wouldn’t go away. While in public accounting she's had extensive experience working within her niches: breweries and creative services agencies.
Bank of the Cascades
Patrick McCarthy has been in commercial banking, equipment leasing or mortgage ending for nearly 30 years, with the last 24 years exclusively in commercial banking.
Starting at a small community bank in the San Francisco Bay area, Patrick moved on to a seventeen year trek with a niche bank, Silicon Valley Bank, focused on technology, life science and venture capital.
Rose City Label
Scott Pillsbury is a founding member of B.I.N.G. and President of Rose City Label Company, a family owned business that has been a leader in the Northwest label market since 1928.
Plugged In PR®
Heather Sorensen is the Founder and President of Plugged In PR®. Heather has represented emerging startups to global industry leaders across numerous technology categories, launching dozens of products and services. Plugged In PR also fulfills marketing, PR and branding needs for businesses in the craft brewing industry including Crosby Hop Farm.