Meet Our Team

Our Senior Leadership Team is focused on creating America’s best beer company. That means elevating our industry-leading brands, earning preference from our retailers and distributors, and embracing responsibility.

Tom Long
Chief Executive Officer

Tom leads MillerCoors. He has a decisive management style, a keen customer focus and extensive sales and marketing experience in the beverage industry. Most recently, he was president and chief commercial officer of MillerCoors. Prior to that, he was president and CEO of Miller Brewing Company. Tom joined Miller Brewing Company as chief marketing officer in 2005. Before joining Miller, he served as president of Coca-Cola’s Northwest Europe Division, which included Great Britain, Ireland, France, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. Tom received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Carolina and a Master in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

Karen Alber
Chief Information Officer

Karen leads the development, implementation and integration of business processes and systems across MillerCoors. Before joining MillerCoors in February 2011, Karen served as senior vice president and global chief information officer for HJ Heinz. Prior to that role, Karen held leadership positions in information systems and supply chain at PepsiCo and Quaker Oats. She also worked at SAP America as industry segment manager for its food and beverage sector. Karen received her Bachelor of Science from University of Iowa and a Master in Business Administration from Loyola University.

Tom Cardella
President and Beer Merchant
Tenth and Blake Beer Company

Tom heads up Tenth and Blake Beer Company, the Craft and Imports division of MillerCoors. Tenth and Blake features craft beers from Blue Moon Brewing Company, Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company and AC Golden. Imports include Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Pilsner Urquell and Grolsch. Tom previously was president of the MillerCoors Eastern Sales Division, and before that he was executive vice president, sales and distribution at Miller Brewing Company. A 30-year veteran of the global beer business, Tom has held a variety of sales, marketing and executive positions at Miller Brewing Company, InBev USA and Femsa in Mexico. Tom received his Bachelor of Arts from the State University of New York at Geneseo and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration.

Andrew J. England
Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Andy is responsible for leading the company’s efforts in marketing and strategy. Previously, Andy was chief marketing officer of Coors Brewing Company. Before joining Coors in February 2006, he spent more than 20 years in marketing and operations, driving profitable growth for some of the world’s most recognized brands, including The Hershey Company, Nabisco Biscuit Company, Cadbury Schweppes, Dr. Pepper/Seven-Up and OpenTable Inc. Andy received his Bachelor of Science from Durham University and a Master in Business Administration from Stanford University.

Kelly Grebe
Chief Legal and Corporate Services Officer

As chief legal and corporate services officer at MillerCoors, Kelly is responsible for developing practical and lawful solutions to key issues while considering business interests, legal constraints and risks. She also oversees essential corporate services (office, real estate and security) allowing MillerCoors to operate in a safe, productive and ethically responsible way. Previously, Kelly served as MillerCoors vice president and deputy general counsel, commercial. Kelly joined Miller Brewing Company in 1997, serving in various roles within the legal function throughout her career. Kelly earned her Bachelor’s and Juris Doctor degrees from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.

Pete Marino
Chief Public Affairs and Communications Officer

Pete is responsible for promoting MillerCoors business strategy and commercial interests with a wide variety of internal and external audiences, including employees, media, distributors, multicultural organizations, community groups and local, state and federal governments. He was most recently vice president of communications at MillerCoors.

Prior to MillerCoors, Pete served as president, public relations for OLSON + CO and founder and president of Dig Communications, which was acquired by OLSON in 2010. Pete previously served as a consultant with The Boston Consulting Group. He started working on the Miller Brewing Company business right out of undergrad at a Public Relations agency and later took on a role as manager of marketing communications for Miller.

Pete holds an MBA from the University of California – Los Angeles and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Tracey Joubert
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Tracey is responsible for establishing strong financial management and commercial disciplines for the company and reporting financial performance to its shareholders. Previously, she was vice president of finance, planning & analysis and controller, a position she held since the formation of MillerCoors in 2008. Prior to that, she served as director of finance and group services at Miller Brewing Company. Tracey began her career in beer with SAB Limited in South Africa, holding several management roles. She also held positions with Barloworld, Ltd. and articled at KPMG South Africa. Tracey has Bachelor in Commerce and Accounting from the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa.

Jami McDermid
Chief Business Transformation Officer

Jami is responsible for the company’s business transformation efforts, which will drive sustainable growth for the company through enhanced capabilities and integrated processes and systems.

Before her current role, Jami led the commercial efforts of the business transformation team after serving as regional vice president of MillerCoors for the Central and Mountain sales regions. Prior to that, she held senior roles at Coors Brewing Company, including vice president of commercial development and vice president of market development.

Before joining Coors, Jami served as vice president of sales and business development at Diageo, and vice president business process improvements and vice president of global customer development at Seagram Spirits and Wine Group.

Jami holds an MBA from California Polytechnic University, an Advanced Management Certification from Claremont College and a BS from Michigan State University.

Chris Kozina
Chief Human Resources Officer

Chris is responsible for building and sustaining MillerCoors organizational and leadership capability, ensuring the company retains, develops and attracts top talent in the right roles to deliver strong business results. Previously, Chris held leadership positions at MillerCoors as vice president, insights, and chief of staff. Prior to that, Chris served as vice president of information systems and chief information officer for Miller Brewing Company. Before joining Miller in 2007, Chris was equity client partner – global consumer products at Accenture. Chris earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin and earned an Advanced Business Management certificate from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Business.

Ed McBrien
President, Sales and Distributor Operations

Ed is responsible for all MillerCoors sales and distributor operations support, including its sales volume, profit contribution and share growth. Previously, he was president of sales for the MillerCoors Western Sales Division. Prior to MillerCoors, Ed was chief revenue officer for Coors Brewing Company. Ed joined Coors in October 1994 as the retail account director responsible for chain account business in the Midwest. He was promoted to vice president, key accounts in 2004. Ed held a number of sales positions at Procter & Gamble for 13 years before joining Coors. Ed received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Northwood University.

Fernando Palacios
Executive Vice President and Chief Integrated Supply Chain Officer

Fernando leads the brewing, packaging and shipping of all of MillerCoors quality beers. Prior to joining MillerCoors in June 2011, Fernando was executive vice president of supply chain and operations at Land O’Lakes. He also held other senior-level positions, including executive vice president and chief operations officer, feed division, and vice president of supply chain and operations. In addition to Land O’Lakes, Fernando held supply chain leadership positions at Haagen-Dazs, Pillsbury and Kraft. Fernando received his Bachelor and Master of Science from Mississippi University and a Master in Business Administration from the University of Minnesota.