Ryan Sharkey is a co-owner of Water's End Brewery.
Best Advice for Others:
Follow the Golden Rule.
What a Competitor Would Say About Me:
He's honest, knowledgeable and hardworking.
Runner/busser at the original Vinny's Italian Grill.
People I Admire:
It's a long list but Small Business Owners are a good place to start. It's difficult and there are plenty of times that'll make you want to quit but small business is the backbone of a community.
Best Life Experience:
My time at Hampden-Sydney College provided invaluable preparation for life. I built a foundation in problem solving and accountability that allows me the versatility to succeed with Water's End today.
What Makes Me Passionate About My Work:
It's a team effort and my shortfalls mean more work/problems for someone else. I always want to be an asset and not a burden.
Something I’d Never Do Again:
There's a grad school I wish I had skipped.
Favorite Vacation Spot:
Emerald Isle, NC. I've been going there with my family since I was 2 months old and consider it a second home.
You will find Ryan at 525m Caroline St. To find out the offerings of Water's End Brewery visit their website.
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