The Guardian Family

Jason Phillips


Bill Kerr


Jason is a founding father of the GBC, and masters in spreadsheets, quality testing, and bookkeeping.  He has a passion for brewing, budgeting, and everything stainless.  His favorite non GBC beer is Founders Breakfast Stout (for now) and he LOVES the GBC Pineapple Rez.

Bill is one of the founders of The Guardian and has been brewing most of his adult life. His favorite beer is anything sour...ok not really.

Sean Fickle

Head Brewer

Sean brings years of brewing  experience to GBC. Sean is a 2012 graduate of the American Brewers Guild Craft Brewers Apprenticeship/ Brewing Science and Engineering Program  and has worked at the Award Winning Dry Dock Brewing in Aurora, CO and is the former head brewer at Fountain Square Brewing in Indianapolis.

Jarrod Case

Sales & Marketing Director

Assistant/R & D Brewer

Taproom Manager

Jarrod has 20 years of art & design and 10 years of corporate sales experience. Lifelong passion for bold flavors and years of brewing experience. Likes hops hops hops, Favorite beers: Hill Farmstead Amber, Bell's Two-Hearted and Guardian's MOTU and Frank the Tank

Mandy Phillips


Mandy likes friendly people, the OBX, and Sunday morning coffee runs. Her favorite beer is Hopsing.

Jennifer Chrich


Jennifer is a stay at home mom and owns a small business with her husband Wallace. She has 2 sons and a stepdaughter Some of her favorite activities are reading and making jewelry and hunting for ghosts with Talia and her friends at ECIPI. Her favorite beers are Frank the Tank and Skinny Truck.

amanda meadows


Amanda is an expert beer connoisseur extraordinaire! Ask her anything - she'll have an answer!

Evie Lichtenwalter


Evie is new to bartending, but not new to great beer. She loves meeting new people (and dogs) who visit the GBC. Her favorite beers include The Pineapple Rez and Sun King's Fistful of Hops.




Brandon pours trumpet and plays beers...wait, I think we got that backwards....




Brad played on a practice team of men called the Rip squad at Purdue University that practiced everyday against the women's team in 1999, which was the year the team the women won the NCAA national title.   Brad's favorite GBC beers are Pontoon Racer, Rez, Frank, and Hopp Tubb. He also enjoys 3 Floyd's and Bell's Two Hearted, as well as Foggy Geezer and Lazurite by War Pigs. He's no beer snob though and is just at home having a PBR  or Old Style.  Brad is also ordained and have officiated 12 weddings with a 75% success rate which is much higher than the average, and has officiated ceremonies for some of the staff here at GBC. He also knew Billy back when he had hair.


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Mon  11am-12am
Tues  11am-12am
Wed   11am-12am
Thurs  11am-12am
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Sat    11am-12am

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