Gary Fish – Founder and CEO of Deschutes Brewery, Inc., a regional brewery and brewpub located in Bend, Oregon with distribution in twenty-eight states. Deschutes also operates a brewpub in Portland, Oregon. Deschutes Brewery produced and sold approximately 375,000 barrels of beer in 2016. \
The brewery ranks in the top six craft breweries nationally for growth and volume and has won innumerable accolades both for the quality of its product and the business acumen behind its success.
For 24 years Gary served as president of Sagebrush Classic, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation that conducted a charity golf tournament and dinner. The event attracted golfers from throughout the region and chefs from around the world. It became the region’s most successful charitable event, raising well over $3 million dollars. The proceeds benefited children’s charities in Central Oregon.