Eli Gershkovitch is the CEO of Steamworks Brewery. Along with being CEO he is also a pilot, as well as a lawyer. He is known for his laid pack work-class CEO attitude. He is not like most of the major business CEOs. He strongly believes that you need to grow to meet the demand of the business or the demand will shrink to meet you. This has helped him create his business model of innovation and improvement of his craft. He also believes that if you are not continuously growing you will become stagnant and you will have other companies surpass you. Eli Gershkovitch also runs his business a little different than most. He does not have any partners and runs his business all on his own. With the revenue he gets he add classic cars into his collection, as well as figuring out how he can make his business grow. Read more on affiliatedork.com.
Eli Gershkovitch has taken the millennial enjoyment for craft beers to his advantage. Most major brewing companies are loosing money to craft breweries, almost by 20%. Eli has competed in the U.S. Open Beer Competition. Steamworks brewery is one of the top selling breweries and are constantly impressing the judges. When Eli Gershkovitch created Steamworks in 1995 in a small pub. It started off with only 184 seats for guests and now has 754 seats. Along with being in the pub they started in they have moved into other bars and stores all across Vancouver.
Eli Gershkovitch originally bought out his partner in 1997 to gain sole control over Steamworks. He did this because he liked to have total control over everything that his company did. This way he was also able to create things the way he wanted to. This also came from his background as a lawyer. He has often thought that law is what make everything run smoothly. Eli Gershkovitch has been very hands on with this process from the start. He has often had his opinion in all aspects of the construction, operating and the success of the brewery company. Read more about his craft beers at The Bro Talk.