Jeff Quint is a CPA from Eastern Iowa who spent most of his early career as CFO for several startup and high-growth companies. In 2003, he and his wife Laurie launched Cedar Ridge, which has become one of the region’s largest wineries and craft distilleries, specializing in family-farmed, grain-to-glass whiskey. In 2017, Cedar Ridge earned ADI’s Bubble Cap Award for Distillery of the Year.
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