Our Team

Black Oak relies on great people to make great beer and get it to our customers.  The people we work with are our strongest asset. Each person’s contributions are very important to our success. Learn more about the specialized team that carefully crafts Black Oak into the beer it is.

Look for a Black Oak CENTREFOLD in the Holiday Edition of Taps Magazine!



Ken Woods

Owner & President. Certified management accountant. OCB secretary & Board of Director member. Certified BJCP Beer judge. Un-official industry photographer. Brewery tour guide.




Jon Hodd

Head Brewer. Jazz musician turned cook turned brewer. Loves a good toasted sandwich. Also great beard. New Dad!




Mike Lynn

Brewer. Video game lover. New father. In-house computer troubleshooting specialist. Great beard.





Jorg Gutzeit

JorgKeg Logistics & Packaging. Resident handyman. Gun collector. Amateur marksman.