Andrew Cole

Revolution Brewing

Andrew Cole is the human resources manager at Revolution Brewing, Illinois’ largest craft brewery and recently named as one of the top 50 craft brewing companies in the U.S. Over the past 9 years, Cole has worked in companies as large as 4,000 and as small as 4. Most of his career has been in the fast paced world of political campaigns, serving as the senior HR manager for President Obama’s 2008 campaign and later as the HR operations manager at the Democratic National Committee. Cole earned his bachelor’s degree from DePauw University and currently holds SPHR and SHRM-SCP certifications.

My Sessions

Fermenting Change at Revolution Brewing

South Ballroom

Launching a formal human resources function is a difficult challenge for small businesses seeking rapid expansion — a challenge Revolution Brewing recently took on as the company sought to develop strategies that would guide its continued growth while maintaining its valued culture. Learn how Revolution integrated HR into its strategic process to allow the brewer…


Ask the Experts

South Ballroom

In Ask the Experts, speakers are invited back on stage to interact with the audience in a dynamic question and answer session. Attendees are encouraged to engage with the speakers on people management topics, generate questions and share ideas.