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lenny gotter

Advisor Portland, Oregon Area, US

Founder & Director, Eastside Distilling. University of Wisconsin-Madison grad.

Founder & Director, Eastside Distilling. University of Wisconsin-Madison grad.

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Involved In

Founder

Eastside Distilling Inc.
Eastside Distilling

Positions

President Lenny Gotter Brand Consultation 2015 - present
Founder and Director Eastside Distilling Inc. January 2008 - January 2016
President Studio-98.com April 2004 - October 2014
President Knight Errant Design 1999 - 2005
Network Administrator Titan Systems Averstar Group 1998 - 1999
Regional Sales Manager Spectrum Trading LLC 1995 - 1998
Regional Sales Manager Phase X Systems 1994 - 1995
National Sales Manager DBI Flat Panel Display Systems 1992 - 1994
Founder Eastside Distilling January 2008 - present
Owner & Photographer Studio-98.com April 2004 - October 2014

Education

University of Wisconsin-Madison Economics 1986 - 1990
Wine & Spirit Education Trust 2016

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Fundraising
  • • Business Development
Markets of Interest
  • • Local
  • • Media
  • • Photos
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Content

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

• Responsible for the creation and launch of Eastside Distilling products into multiple U.S. markets.
• Developed all product flavor profiles winning multiple gold medals at all the main spirits competitions.
• Spearheaded all marketing initiatives to penetrate successfully the Oregon consumer to a million dollars plus in sales by the end of 2014.
• Managed and led relations with all creative agencies and design teams to develop company logo, product designs, website development, marketing collateral, sales sheets, and all other related marketing/sales tools. Product labels went on to win gold medals at major spirits competitions.
• Launched social marketing campaign to build following within Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest social media platforms.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

I really enjoy helping businesses grow through marketing, brand and product development.

As an Advisor

I have been running my own company for man years now, and now that it has sold, I looking to work closely with smart creative people to grow a new business. I like coming in as someone who has been there and can help a new business to a path to success as efficiently as possible.

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David Bailey
We worked together  •  Marketing Manager - Freelance, Lapchi, LLC and Creative Director, Deluxe Design + Advertising. San Francisco State grad.
Lenny is "switched-on" for most hours of any given day managing one of his ventures with creative problem solving skills, relentless drive a ... nd lofty ambition. Never one to settle for second best, he knows the value of fierce dedication and the benefits of working with like-minded professionals.
Kelly Kerbs
We worked together  •  Owner, Drink Think. Previously Area Manager, McClaskey Spirits.
Lenny is creative, very smart, driven, and a good collaborator. Lenny IS a great entrepreneur, having started several businesses - and he's ... neck deep in one now. He's competitive and always looking for ways to improve his bottom line.
Cari Carter
They're my friends  •  Previously Technical Account Manager, Corillian Corporation. Previously Technical Support, Concentric Network.
I've personally seen Lenny successfully grow several businesses.
David Bailey
We worked together  •  Marketing Manager - Freelance, Lapchi, LLC and Creative Director, Deluxe Design + Advertising. San Francisco State grad.
Lenny has a passion for new business ideas and is a true entrepreneur. He is tireless, dedicated and thoughtful when it comes to strategy an ... d implementation.