Founder/Editor-in-Chief: Nino Marchetti is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Whiskey Wash, an award winning whiskey lifestyle website dedicated to informing and entertaining consumers about whisk(e)y on a global level. As a whisk(e)y journalist, expert and judge he has written about the subject extensively, been interviewed in various media outlets and provided tasting input on many whiskeys at competitions. He also maintains a large private collection of whiskey from which he continually educates his palate on this brown spirit type. Director of Sales: Lenny Gotter founded Eastside Distilling and was the CEO from 2008 to 2014 when the company was the first craft distillery to go public on NASDAQ symbol EAST. During his tenure, he created more than a dozen award-winning brands and flavor profiles all the while aggressively driving business growth. He stayed on as director until 2016 when he started working as an independent consultant. Since then he has judged in a number of spirits competitions, runs his own tasting group, Portland Whisky Club, and has written several freelance articles.