Brett VanderKamp (President and Co-founder)
Brett has spearheaded the company’s growth and innovation since its inception in 1996. He currently serves the Michigan Brewers Guild as head chair of the Government Affairs Committee. Brett was recognized as one of Grand Rapids Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” in 2011 – heralding his dedication to innovation and community. Brett’s entrepreneurial spirit and artistic sensibilities are at the very heart of New Holland.
Dave White (Vice President of Retail Operations and Partner)
Dave has the distinction of being New Holland’s first employee. Since then, Dave has gone from part-time bottler to full-time “Director of Chaos” and led the team from a small, yet cozy pizza kitchen into a bustling, 350-seat restaurant serving the Holland area seven days a week. He has developed the retail and merchandise program, renovated several spaces and overseen the kitchen redesign to accommodate remarkable and persistent growth. Dave has also served on various community boards including – Holland’s Tulip Time Organization and Downtown Development Association.
Fred Bueltmann (Vice President of Brand & Lifestyle and Partner)
Fred (a.k.a. The Beervangelist) is responsible for shaping and sharing New Holland’s brand and culture within the company and beyond. Bueltmann also acts as the official spokesperson and man on the scene at major industry events, as well as, fostering collaborative relationships in the marketplace. He is a Certified Cicerone®, past president of the Michigan Brewers Guild and recipient of their prestigious “Tom Burns Award” recognizing the pioneering spirit of the “Great Beer State.” Fred serves as a judge for the Brewer’s Association’s Great American Beer Festival and World Beer Cup. He authored Beervangelist’s Guide to the Galaxy a seasonal tome on pairing, cooking and hosting with craft beer and was a 2013 Keynote Speaker for the Michigan Restaurant Association.