Angie Fetherston is the CEO of Drink Company, overseeing the company’s business operations as well as partnerships, corporate development and strategy. She co-founded Drink Company with leading spirits and cocktail expert Derek Brown in 2010 and together they own several bars including the James Beard Award-nominated and Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Award-winning 2017 "Best American Cocktail Bar" Columbia Room. They are also well known for their successful string of pop-up bars including Miracle on 7th Street (in partnership with Cocktail Kingdom), Cherry Blossom PUB, Game of Thrones PUB and PUB Dread. Both Angie and Derek have headed multiple community initiatives such as supporting the National Archives Foundation with programming surrounding their Spirited Republic exhibit and helping the D.C. City Council to proclaim the Rickey as the official cocktail of Washington D.C.
Angie is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business where she was awarded their prestigious 2007 Entrepreneur of the Year Award. More recently, Angie was inducted into the Tales of the Cocktail Dame Hall of Fame in 2016 which celebrates groundbreaking achievements by women in the global hospitality industry and included in the list of "Women to Watch" in Washingtonian Magazine’s 2017 Most Powerful Women in Washington. She is married to JP Fetherston and lives with him and their beloved dog, Teddy Grahams, in Washington, D.C.
Thursday, December 13
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM