SpotlightMarch2019

MANAGING DIRECTOR Rod Gregg CREATIVE DIRECTOR Carmen Fitzpatrick EDITORIAL DIRECTOR Lee Ann Atwater RESEARCH TEAM LEADS Kate Carter Ashley Tanner

EDITORIAL TEAM Jamie Barrie Jordan Parker CONTRIBUTING WRITER Ceiledh Monk Dan Monk

COMMUNICATIONS & ADMIN LEAD Calli Gregg MEDIA CONSULTANT Tim Kohoot Tanya Chedrawy VIDEO PRODUCTION

Denise Alison Jamie Barrie Janice Buckler Jody Euloth DESIGN TEAM Amy Chung Matt Erickson Natasha Griswold

CONSULTANTS Brian Cottam PUBLISHER Spotlight on Business Media

Spring is here and for some of us it has been a long winter, and we are looking forward to baseball and some barbeque, but most of all that snow melting away.

business to where they have needed to move into their third warehouse and being recognized as an industry leader for developing and supplying craft dis- tillers with affordable high quality still parts to fit every still needs and budget to help keep your glasses full. Once your done outdoors go inside with Patricia Turton of Turton Interi- ors and learn how she changed direc- tions from 10 years in the banking and investment world to pursue a more artistic path in Interior Design and how she has never looked back. We hope you enjoy the issue and we would like to thank all our featured companies for sharing your challeng- es, successes and for inspiring others to follow their dreams and passion. We also thank all those involved in putting this month’s issue together along with our advertisers and readers as we look forward to telling more stories about successful businesses and the people behind making it all happen.

We are not sure if Clark Olson of Mago Hot Sauce was inspired by snow on his travels, but we do know that when travelling he is fascinated by the many different cultures and inspired by the food that they offer. Olson tells us how the company has been steadily growing for almost three years now and how he turned a passion into a full-fledged career and solid brand that you need to try out this barbeque season or any season for that matter. What goes great with barbeque, well that is an ice-cold beverage. Garrett Marrero, co-owner and founder of the Maui Brewing Company tells us about a brand that was started as a passion to create an authentic beer for Hawaii and now sodas and spirits. Marrero takes us on a journey from the compa- ny’s humble beginnings as a brewpub in 2005, fast-forward to 2019 where Maui Brewing Company has four amazing restaurants, a brand-new brewery and a team of over 800, which all started from a trip to the Maui. The craft brewing industry would not be where it is today without companies like Jym Line Glassware Ltd, which has been Atlantic Canada’s premier custom decorator of glassware, ceramics, growlers and bottles since 1969. Spotlight on Business sits down with Tom Adams, the President of Jym Line Glassware Ltd to learn more about how they continue to grow their business and the industry as a whole and how he still is amazed when he sees someone pouring something into one of their products. What we pour into our glass is as important as the glass itself and that is why we at Spotlight on Business were excited to speak with Larry Taylor, founder of StillDrag- on about how a small, family owned business from South Florida has gone from its early and humble beginnings operating out of Taylor’s garage to expending the

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