In his position as Vice President of R.S. Lipman Brewing Company, Nic is responsible for the sales and operations of the Napa Smith and Hap & Harry’s breweries. With more than 15 years experience in wine and beer production, as well as winery and brewery management, Nic joined the Lipman companies as manager of Napa Smith Brewery in California before moving into sales roles for R.S. Lipman Company and Lipman Brothers in Nashville. Previously, he gained experience as a winemaker and owner of Alchemy Wines, an urban winery in Portland, OR. Nic earned a Liberal Arts Degree from Santa Barbara City College. He and his wife, Gracey Lipman Donahue, live in Nashville with their two children.