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Meet The Team

What's Brewing is powered by volunteer efforts. 

Brian Beach

Brian is a dynamic leader driven by performance and dedicated to making a positive impact within local communities. With a proven track record of success, he excels in facilitating and managing programs, coordinating projects, and providing senior-level leadership for non-profit organizations. Brian is goal-focused and thrives on building consensus across diverse groups, collaborating effectively with individuals from various backgrounds and experiences. His experience as a US Army Combat Medic from 1996 to 2005 has instilled in him a deep sense of passion and dedication to serving others. Brian is committed to the mission and values of organizations, community outreach, and making a difference in the lives of others.

Sue Watson

Sue is the daughter of a WWII Marine and Iwo Jima survivor. and has a profound understanding of the silent struggles faced by veterans. Inspired by her father's service, Sue has devoted herself to supporting veterans, using her role as an educator to instill empathy and compassion in her students toward those who have served. In May 2020, she deepened her involvement in veteran issues, actively walking alongside veterans, and connecting them with vital resources until they find solid ground.


Sue and Brian first connected during her visits to the Southwestern Veterans' Center with her TDI-trained dog, Eli. Together, Brian and Sue share a belief in the transformative power of coffee, camaraderie, care, connection, and community in making a difference in the lives of veterans. Their shared commitment to supporting veterans highlights their dedication to service and compassion.

Join the What's Brewing Team

Whether a veteran, part of a military family or a community supporter, there is work to be done. 


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