Wendy Yuengling Baker
Chief Administrative Officer, D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc.
Wendy Yuengling Baker serves as Chief Administrative Officer for D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc., America's Oldest Brewery. She is sixth generation of a family brewing legacy that began in 1829 in Pottsville, PA. The Yuengling Brewery is still family-owned and operated today, celebrating a milestone 185th Anniversary in 2014. It distributes beer in 14 states along the East Coast and produces a variety of year-round brands including Traditional Lager, Light Lager, Black & Tan, Lord Chesterfield Ale, Dark Brewed Porter, Premium and Light, as well as seasonal Bock, Oktoberfest, and soon to be released Summer Wheat.
Wendy graduated from Lehigh University's College of Business and Economics with a B.S. in Marketing. Following graduation, she worked as a Project Manager for the market research company, Information Resources, Inc., on the Warner Lambert and Becton Dickinson accounts. After moving to Baltimore, MD, Wendy began a career in advertising working for Carton Donofrio Partners and MGH Advertising. She joined the family business in 2004 and spent the next several years working in every department of the company - learning sales, marketing, and operations, including brewing and packaging. She currently works in an administration role for the brewery, focusing on information systems, finance, human capital and sales & marketing.