of Small Batch Greatness
Based in northeast Indiana, we are centrally located in the Midwest for distribution throughout the country.
We launch brands from start to finish. At Catalyst Distilling, we are the go-to partner offering pilot program low minimum runs and a variety of services for startup brands and new product lines. Our marketing strategists develop brands and lay the foundation for success. Whether just starting out or expanding your business, Catalyst Distilling has you covered. Check out our full listing of services.
Meet the distilling & bottling team.
Ted is the founding principal and president at Catalyst Group and has more than 30 years of experience in the agency world. He’s an award winning creative in his own right, has successfully launched a variety of beverage brands, and grown the bottling and distilling segment of the company from startup to seasoned distillery. Ted founded Catalyst and continues to oversee its operation.
Jim is Catalyst Distilling and Bottling’s plant manager with years of experience in food and beverage manufacturing facilities. His attention to detail and leadership in processes is key for keeping production moving efficiently and with the utmost quality assurance.
Jamie is Catalyst Distilling and Bottling’s operations manager. She’s worked in several areas at Catalyst, like research, regulations, formula development, and distribution, so she’s well rounded to ensure projects run smoothly and our clients are happy.
Leah is our project coordinator at Catalyst. She is the go-to gal for firing up the formulas in MS excel, managing a tasting event, and anything in between. She keeps a radar on all-things-Catalyst to ensure everything is covered.
Head Meadologist & Bottling Manager
Nate is the head meadologist and bottling manager for Catalyst Distilling and Bottling. He’s equal parts mixologist and quality control. Nate started off by creating the line of products for Mad Horn Meadery and now oversees all the bottling processes in the distillery.
Meet the creative team.
Molly is the vice president of Catalyst Group and manages account services and business development. She is exceptionally skilled at helping our clients and employees succeed and leads the team that manages client accounts, overseeing effective strategy and top notch service.
Jeff is Catalyst’s creative director. He comes up with the concepts and designs for our clients and wins some awards along the way, including a Silver Regional Sixth District Addy, a Gold Sixth District Addy, and even a National Gold Addy. Jeff designs everything from brands to websites and anything in between.
Robin is Catalyst’s accounting director. She keeps everything in balance and on time. She knows all of our clients and vendors forward and backwards and is lightning fast when you need accounting information, proving to be an awesome value to Catalyst and our clients.
Senior Account Executive
Bobbi is the senior account executive at Catalyst. Her attention to detail and ability to juggle tons of projects at once is why she’s so loved by our clients. Bobbi is skilled at developing the strategic plan for clients, as well as executing on the day to day.
Senior Digital Manager
Tiffani is our senior digital manager at Catalyst. She has the ability to step back, look at the big picture, and come up with digital plans to meet client goals. Tiffani oversees content development and management, as well as execution and reporting.
Sam is an art director at Catalyst. He takes the Picasso in his head, blends it with the developed strategy, and creates a phenomenal design. Sam has a background in everything from storyboards to illustration and infographics to art production. He brings three decades of well-rounded experience to the table for our clients.
Jude is the digital designer at Catalyst. The title really doesn’t do him justice. He’s the guy who not only understands all that web code, but can amaze our clients with his graphic design skills too. Jude also worked in production, which makes him efficient when designing because he understands the end product in mind.
Lindsay is our production manager at Catalyst. She’s the one who has to take all our crazy ideas and make them happen on time and on budget. Lindsay is extremely organized and has an attention to detail that keeps things running smoothly.
Kim has been with Catalyst from the beginning, which has provided her the opportunity to utilize her Commercial and Fine Arts degree to the fullest and then some. From design consultation and production to an occasional stint as food stylist, to assisting in the distillery, and she also coordinates Catalyst special projects and events just to mention a few of her many hats! She’s always there to help Catalyst be its best.
Harley is the owner of Blush Beauty Boutique but also is always on call for help at Catalyst when we need another set of hands and eyes. She is super creative and jumps in on brainstorming projects and knows the ins and outs of the production line at the distillery. With her experience on the account services team for Catalyst you can always count on Harley to help get the job done.
Kehinde is our Catalyst intern. Hailing from Indianapolis, he’s presently studying management and marketing at Purdue Fort Wayne. Kehinde’s enthusiasm and eagerness made him a great fit to support our digital team and learn more about marketing.
WE DEVELOP BRANDS, A FOUNDATION FOR SUCCESS.