My name is Kary Shumway, I’m a CPA, former CFO for a beer distributor and current CFO for Wormtown Brewery in Worcester, MA.
I’ve spent the last 20 years using finance to help improve financial results in our beer business, and now I’m helping other beer wholesalers do the same.
At Beer Business Finance, we create courses, guides and resources to help you navigate the financial challenges of the beer industry and improve your wholesaler financial performance.
Our weekly newsletter covers topics like how to reduce out of code beer expense, how to improve gross profit and how to build the perfect sales compensation plan.
Our courses and guides provide step-by-step instructions on how to reduce taxes in your beer business, how to build a Profit Plan (formerly known as a budget) and how to improve SKU management.
The newsletter, courses, guides and resources give you quick, proven and profitable intel to improve financial results. Life is short, we get right to the point, so that you get quick results.
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