Water's End Brewery

Ryan Sharkey is a co-owner of Water's End Brewery.

Let's get to know Ryan.

Man standing in front of a bar holding a phoneBest Advice for Others:

Follow the Golden Rule.  

What a Competitor Would Say About Me: 

He's honest, knowledgeable and hardworking.

First Job: 

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. 

Blue and green logo with Water's End Brewery in the middle of a hop

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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