Our Team

None of this could happen without the tireless efforts of our amazing and dedicated team of

do-gooders and keg tappers!

Jacquie Berglund

Founder, CEO & Rambunctious Social Entrepreneur
jacquie@finnegans.org

What is your favorite FINNEGANS beer? Can I have 3 favorite beers? My all time favorite is our Classic Irish Amber Ale. My two other favorites are Dead Irish Poet and our Blood Orange Pilsner.

What does "Doing Good" mean to you? Building a company that gives back. I’m so proud of how far we have come and the impact we have made over the past 21 years!

What is your favorite thing to do in Minneapolis? I love the neighborhood and the community of Minneapolis and that is why we purposefully built our brewery in Elliott Park and the East Town neighborhood.

Jared Woods

Brewer

What is your favorite FINNEGANS beer? I would have to say both our Cosmic Snowball & Oktoberfest.

What does “Doing Good” mean to you? Food security goes hand in hand with social justice and I love working towards that everyday by “Doing Good”.

What is your favorite thing to do in Minneapolis? I love working in Minneapolis at the brewery and in the cellar. I have loved seeing more people coming back to the cities as things continue to open up.

Tricia Nelson

Sales Development & Community Relations
tricia@finnegans.org

What is your favorite FINNEGANS beer? My favorite beer is The Blood Orange Pilsner. This style of beer is increasingly becoming my go-to choice, and when done well they are delightful.  I like how subtle and well balanced our Blood Orange is and its crisp dry finish. 

What does “Doing Good” mean to you? I’m really excited about how we have been and continue to focus on nutritious foods and supporting local farms on the way to making food more accessible.

What is your favorite thing to do in Minneapolis? Walking to Segue.

Todd Teigen

Director of Sales
todd@finnegans.org

What is your favorite FINNEGANS beer? Red Cloak.

What does “Doing Good” mean to you? Lending a helping hand and giving resources to those in our community that may need it is at the heart of “Doing Good.”

What is your favorite thing to do in Minneapolis? I enjoy attending local sporting events and going to US Bank Stadium or the Armory for live concerts!

Jessie skrypek

Head Brewer

What is your favorite Finnegans beer?

My favorite Finnegans beer is the Wild Berry Blonde. I like that it is light and refreshing.
What does “Doing Good” mean to you? Helping your neighbor in any you can. Particularly with the everyday things that often get overlooked. 
What is your favorite thing to do in Minneapolis? I love to visit local breweries with friends and family.

david mCnicoll

Brand Manager
david@finnegans.org 

What is your favorite FINNEGANS beer? This is a hard one, as it really depends on your mood, the day and even the weather. I do like the darker beers like the Lil' Stout and the Dunkelweizen.

What does “Doing Good” mean to you? Being able to make a difference to even one person, by doing things to help those who are unable to help themselves, or are vulnerable in our community. 

What is your favorite thing to do in Minneapolis? I love finding new places, and hidden gems amid the city sprawl - relaxing in small parks or exploring great riverside walks and wildlife reserves

thomas schultz

Beertender

thomas@finnegans.org

What is your favorite FINNEGANS beer? Clover Honey.

What does “Doing Good” mean to you? Always doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.

What is your favorite thing to do in Minneapolis? Winter! Give me 40 below windchill, ski googles just to walk a block, and a couple ice cold beers to make the walk bearable.

Megan HOLzer

Event Consultant

What is your favorite FINNEGANS beer? My favorite Finn beers are Rock of Cashel and She Shed. They’re very different but both amazing. 

What does “Doing Good” mean to you? Doing good means finding what you’re good at using it to positively influence others. Whether that be food and shelter, a helping hand, or any type of support for those who require it in any capacity.

What is your favorite thing to do in Minneapolis? I love the variety of activities in Minneapolis. Great concerts, shows, parks, museums, volunteer opportunities, and of course breweries! 

MAGGIE D'AMBROSE

Taproom Team

What is your favorite FINNEGANS beer? My favorite beer would have to be the blood orange Pilsner. It’s citrusy and full flavored-perfect for the patio! 

What does “Doing Good” mean to you?

 Doing good is asking yourself what others may be in search of and how you can help. Whether that is being a sounding board for a friend, educating yourself on someone else’s hardships so you are more aware, or buying someone a pint when they are down.

What is your favorite thing to do in Minneapolis?

All of the art, music and theatre! There is always something new to explore and witness!