Breckenridge Brewery Management

Edward A. Cerkovnik, Jr. | Founder and President

Edward A. Cerkovnik, Jr.

Founder and President

Ed Cerkovnik is a founder and President of Breckenridge Holding Company, the owner and operator of the Breckenridge Brewery & Pub concept, as well as other food and beverage concepts. Ed has served as an officer and director of Breckenridge Holding Company since its inception in 1994. In addition, Ed has been an active principal in other restaurant and commercial real estate projects since 1994.


J. Todd Usry | Brewmaster and Director of Brewery Operations

J. Todd Usry

Brewmaster and Director of Brewery Operations

Todd Usry has devoted his 20-year brewing career to Breckenridge Brewery. In 1991, he invested in the expansion of the brewery from Breckenridge, CO, to Denver. It was during those first years with Breckenridge Brewery that he completed his brewing studies at the Siebel Institute of Technology in Chicago and his apprenticeship under a Canadian brewmaster. Today, Todd is brewmaster and oversees all brewing, packaging, distribution, sales, and marketing.


Kurt Volker | Director of Operations

Kurt Volker

Director of Operations


George O’Neill | Director of Sales

George O’Neill

Director of Sales

George O’Neill joined Breckenridge Brewery in January of 2009 having previously worked for Scottish and Newcastle Importers and then Miller Brewing Co. His leadership of the Breckenridge sales team has been instrumental to the brewery’s organic growth as well as its successful expansion into new markets. George’s experience during his ten years in the beer business has included National Account Management and Distributor Sales Management on a Local, Regional and National level.


Todd M. Thibault | Director of Marketing

Todd M. Thibault

Director of Marketing

Todd Thibault has been with Breckenridge Brewery since August, 1996, starting as one of the first brewery sales representatives. After working for an Anheuser-Busch distributor in the early 1990’s, Todd decided to join the fascinating and fledgling craft beer movement. Todd has helped Breckenridge Brewery grow from a small Colorado mountain brew pub to one of the 50 largest craft breweries in the country. He’s just following in his father’s and grandfather’s footsteps, though, as all three have had successful careers in the beer and liquor industries.