Board of Directors

Meet the members of the board

2016-2017 Board of Directors

Bob Gulino

President, Board of Directors

As a member of the board since 2014, Bob remains excited about the co-op’s future. Umunhum Brewing has the unique opportunity to take advantage of its roots in Silicon Valley and San Jose and create the quintessential “high-tech” brewpub experience. Serving as the board’s president and as the board’s liaison to the marketing subcommittee, Bob brings a long background in consumer marketing and in building new businesses from scratch.

Brian Winter

Vice President, Board of Directors

Emy Mendoza

Treasurer, Board of Directors

An avid cyclist and Bay Area native, Emy works in local government doing environmental education and sustainability work. Previously, she studied urban planning because she likes to work in and for the community. She decided to run for the board for “all kinds of reasons,” such as: “It’s fun, it involves yummy beer, and it has great potential cuz it’s run by all of us.” Emy has been on the board since 2013.

Kevin Imboden

Secretary, Board of Directors

Kevin has worked in commercial real estate for the past decade and is a proud resident of Japantown. Always interested in trying new brews, he loves the ability to get hands-on with all parts of the beer business via the various avenues that the co-op experience provides.

Christian Borglum

Board of Directors

Jeff Gale

Board of Directors

As a retired software engineer from NASA/Ames Research Center, Jeff has lived in downtown San Jose since 2000. He became interested in beer and brewing while in grad school at Texas A&M. Jeff homebrewed for about nine years after a trip to Germany in 1986. He has been a member of the co-op since 2013 and was elected to the board in 2014.

Susan Martindill

Board of Directors

Susan brings a background in business and marketing from a diverse range of companies and industries to the Umunhum Brewing board. She has a long history of implementing structure, process, and program management for new endeavors. A member of the board since 2016, Susan looks forward to continuing to help Umunhum Brewery grow from a fledgling beer distributing operation to a full-scale brewpub.