Maggie Campbell

Women Leading Rum Panelist

Maggie is President and  Head Distiller at Privateer Rum. She is also a current Masters of Wine Student, was the founder of the Denver Brewer’s League, and is serving her second elected term on the Board of Directors of the American Craft Spirit Association and chairs their Spirits Judging Committee and is currently serving as their elected Vice-President. She also serves on the Wine and Spirits Education Trust’s International Advisory Alumni Board, representing North America. She first became interested in learning distilling in 2004 on a trip to Scotland and has since received her Diploma in Craft Distilling Technologies from the Siebel Institute, her Level IV Diploma from the Wine and Spirits Education Trust, and won the Denver Brewsters Women’s brewing competition. She previously worked as an assistant distiller at Germain-Robin. Her advice, ”Read all the books you can and knock on every distillery door you can get to. Having mentors with different philosophies gives you a whole world of tools to pull from.”

Women Leading Rum Panelist

Women Leading Rum

Room #3 - Shane Center

Women Leading Rum works as an exclusive opportunity to acknowledge women related to the rum industry and establish connections between them, no matter their position in the field. This initiative comes as an educational and professional exchange where women will be capable of supporting each other through training, workshops, and mentorship to enhance the value […]