The Spirits are Calling. Will you answer? Join us July 15-19, 2015 as the international spirits community answers the call, returning for another spirited round of Tales of the Cocktail®.
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Brad Boswell

Independent Stave Company
Columbia, Missouri
Brad Boswell is fourth-generation in a barrel making family. He received his cooper training starting at an early age of 9. Brad worked every summer at the family-owned barrel company while growing up in Lebanon, Missouri. Brad was named President of the company in 1999. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from University of Missouri and graduated with honors. A member of Young Presidents’ Organization since 2005, Brad, 41, lives in Columbia, Missouri with his wife, Martha. They have three young children; Drew, Ella and Seth. Brad is an avid sports enthusiast, and enjoys skiing and running. A proud father, Brad enjoys observing his children’s activities, spending family time in the Rocky Mountains or at The Lake of the Ozarks, and is committed to his faith and his church. Brad is an active member of the World Association of Alcohol Beverage Industries, Inc. (WAABI). He is also a member of the board of directors of the Associated Cooperage Industries of America (ACIA). His civic commitments include: the SkyRanch Foundation; athletic support in Marion County, Kentucky and supporting public education with teacher and student scholarships. Brad was inducted into the Bourbon Hall of Fame in 2008

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, July 15

3:00pm CDT