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Member Spotlight - Eric Seed

By Amira Ansari posted 04-12-2019 10:59

  
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USBG Minneapolis-St. Paul Chapter, 14 years in the industry

Professional Stats & Vitals: Principal/Owner of Haus Alpenz

First job: Data collection and reporting, so boring...

Why this business? To be a part of and make a contribution to great hospitality

Childhood ambition: Architect

Best part of job: Meeting our colleagues and customers

Stress relievers: Running, tennis, & cooking at home

Favorite quote: "You must be the change you wish to see in the world." - Mahatma Gandhi

Advice you could offer to others: Don’t criticize someone in front of others

Best advice you ever got: Bleib dir selbst treu - remain true to yourself

Riskiest thing you've ever done: Quit the prior career to start this business

Is there something about you that would surprise people? I worked in a trout hatchery for two summers

Most interesting place traveled & why: Kasmir and Leh/Ladakh, India. Only 200 miles apart, both with incredible tranquility yet two completely different cultures and topography

Are you planning to attend one of the 2019 Regional Conferences? Yes

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04-12-2019 16:54

Always a pleasure chatting with Eric. I think we first met him at his Hayman's Old Tom & crème de violette tasting event in Boston circa 2007-8, and have been a big fan of his products through the years.