Who We Are

a few words about us

Glunz BeersThe story of our family business is the realization of the American Dream. A poor immigrant travels to America for a better life and builds a future not for just himself, but for generations to come with his dedication and incredible work-ethic.

Over the last 126 years, Louis Glunz Beer, Inc. has adapted to the many changes in the industry, from Prohibition, The Great Depression to the current day surge in Micro and Specialty beers and use of technology in our every day lives. Adapting to these many changes in the community, market and industry is what sets us apart from the other distributors in the area. The company is dedicated to quality service and to educating its customers and the public about beer tastes and trends.

As you conduct business with the third, fourth and now the fifth generation today working at Louis Glunz Beer, Inc., we proudly recognize the generations before us who built this business and made it what it is today. The pride in our family heritage and humble beginnings will never be forgotten.

Jack Glunz
President

Our Mission Statement

1

Outstanding Customer Service

2

Educate our internal staff, customers and consumers on the unique brands that we represent.

3

To positions LGBI as the expert in the industry by increasing our presence in the media, industry and community.

our team

  • Jack Glunz

    Graduate of Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa with the first ever degree awarded in Business Administration by the school in...

  • Jerry Glunz

    As President of the company, Jerry is a graduate of Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa with a Bachelor of Business...

  • Janet Bischoff

    Janet graduated from the University of Tennessee Chattanooga where she earned a BS in Business and Marketing, she did not immediately...

  • Ignacio Gonzales

    We welcome Ignacio as our new General Manager. His diverse management skills in the industry over the last 19 years...

  • Wendy Adams

    Having graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, Wendy joined LGBI as a merchandiser in...

  • Anthony Norkus

    Anthony attended the Illinois Institute of Art with a concentration in computer arts and animation. He was previously employed at Goose Island...

  • Tony Escobedo

    Tony joined LGBI in 2010, and he brings over 20 years of distributor and supplier level experience to the management...

  • Patrick Neill

    Patrick Neill has joined us as an On-Premise Manager. He recently held the position with the Pabst Brewing Company as...

  • Rob Hoffmann

    Robert Hoffmann Joined the Louis Glunz Beer team in March 2015, as an Area Sales Manager. He has worked in...

  • JP Glunz

    As a member of the fifth generation, JP has worked his way through the business. He learned the value of...

  • Jennifer Faulk

    Graduate of St. Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana with a Bachelor of Business Administration and a minor in Chemistry.  Her career...

  • Pat Hogan

    Pat immigrated to the United States in 1994 from Galway, Ireland.  He started a job with Louis Glunz Beer, Inc....

  • Jane G. Delaney

    Graduate of Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa with a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a concentration in Communications.  She joined the...

  • Mike Doyle

    Mike started in the beer industry right out of college with Kronenburg USA as a District Manager for the Midwest. ...

  • John P Glunz Jr.

    John Jr. has learned the business from the ground up as a young kid sweeping the warehouse and then working his...

  • Jim Burns

    Jim started his career on the retail side of the industry in the grocery business in 1973 as a young...

  • Mike Huber

    Mike has worked in the beer Industry since 1978 in their family brewery, The Joseph Huber Brewing Company. He joined...

  • Roger Thompson

    Roger originally started his career with Louis Glunz Beer, Inc in the early 90’s as a sales representative. He moved over...

  • Dusty Schlueter

    Dusty began working for a Schlitz wholesaler on the southside of Chicago in 1969.  After graduating from Denison University he...

  • Fred Einstein

    Fred has been a leader in the premium adult beverage industry for more than thirty-five years and has a keen...

  • Mike Trevino

    Mike joined Louis Glunz in 2012 as a route driver with years of experience, and in 2016 he joined the...