Meet the Founders
Chief Fun Officer
Michael Waltrip, the two-time Daytona 500 Champion and FOX Sports Analyst, began his career at the age of 12 racing go carts. It wasn’t long until his talent took him to NASCAR. Over his career he won championships and numerous races, none bigger than his two Daytona 500 wins in 2001 and 2003. Michael appeared on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, wrote a NY Times best-selling book, In the Blink of an Eye, and saw that story become a nationally released movie in 2019.
Fav Beer: Bristol Sunshine Tangerine Ale
Bryan R. Sperber
Longtime sports and entertainment executive and former President of NASCAR tracks, Phoenix Raceway and Watkins Glen, as well as Chairman of California Speedway. Bryan served as a Board member of college football's Fiesta Bowl and current YPO Gold member. 2018 inductee into the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame.
Fav Beer: Talladega Light Lager
J. Glynn Gross
Mr. Gross is the Executive Chairman of Michael Waltrip Brewing Company and the President/CEO of Noral Holding Company. He launched his career as a Financial Consultant and CPA at Deloitte, specializing in mergers and acquisitions. In 1998, he founded Noral Holding Company, acquiring thriving businesses in oil, gas, manufacturing, and hospitality.
Fav Beer: Two-Time Blonde Ale… the OG