Kim Jordan, cofounder and CEO of New Belgium Brewing, has cultivated her passion for social work, the environment, and community to create one of the most successful corporations in America. Her lifelong commitment to developing healthy communities has informed New Belgium's culture through progressive policies like employee ownership, open-book management, and philanthropic giving. Kim is on the board of the Brewer's Association and an ex officio board member of the Beer Institute. She is also a member of Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper's Renewable Energy Authority Board.
In her more than 20 years as an entrepreneur, Kim has spoken to thousands of people in the business, nonprofit, and academic worlds about how to create a vibrant and rewarding work culture that enhances the bottom line. She is the visionary link, keeping New Belgium Brewing on a path of evolution to meet consumer needs of the future. Kim continues to extend her positive influence beyond New Belgium’s business borders with the efforts of the New Belgium Family Foundation.