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Lagunitas among the top North Bay manufacturers for 2011

Check the July 18 issue of the Business Journal for a report on 13 top North Bay manufacturers, including Lagunitas Brewing Co.

This video introduced a panel discussion July 14 led by Lagunitas Brewing Co. founder Tony Magee on tips for entrepreneurs in branding, management and finance.

Mr. Magee took Lagunitas from a second-job dream in 1993 to a $40 million-a-year company. Guiding him were Ken Dansie, now with Burr Pilger Mayer, and commercial bankers now with Sonoma Bank.

On the panel were:

Tony Magee, owner of Lagunitas Brewing Company

Todd Stevenson, chief operating officer of Lagunitas

Ken Dansie, partner, Burr Pilger Mayer

Greg Seibly, CEO of Sterling Financial Corp., parent company of Sonoma Bank