As the General Sales Manager of the Hand Family Companies’ Cookeville location, Mike Blankenbecler oversees day-to-day operations and delivery serves, as well as our sales and warehouse teams. His main task is to oversee our operations in Cookeville and strategically determine opportunities for growth and advancement, designing plans that utilize our teams’ strengths. Mike started out working as a deliveryman on a truck, and credits this beginning as giving him extra insight that helps him maximize his employee’s potential. What Mike enjoys most about the beer industry is the constant opportunity for competition and the diversity of the product itself. When he isn’t at work, Mike can be found on the golf course or at home with his daughter.