Meet The Team

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Rick Cox

Rick Cox is a U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Veteran. He received his B.B.A. from Lincoln Memorial University. Cox is a licensed pyro technician and has experience as a high school teacher and basketball coach. He attended the graduate professional brewing science program at South College and is currently the head brewer at Saw Works Brewing Company.

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Nathaniel Sears

Nathaniel has been an avid homebrewer for 7 years. In 2015 he took the plunge and decided to switch careers to professional brewing. He attended the College of Brewing Science at South College in Knoxville, Tennessee and received his brewing science certificate. Shortly after graduation, he started at Saw Works. He worked his way up to head brewer and has recently stepped down from that to focus on brewing and working in the brewery instead of management. When not working at Saw Works, Nathaniel enjoys time with his wife, Kim his son, Mason and their two Boxers.Company.

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Aaron Johnston

Aaron Johnston is a United States Marine veteran. He has experience opening and running two foreign bars one in Serbia and another in Kuwait. He received his Bachelors in film and broadcasting. In his spare time, he does freelance marketing for small scale and short films.

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Brad Allen

Brad Allen received his BA in English and history from East Tennessee State University. He also has a masters in history from Appalachian State University and is currently pursuing his M.E.d. in counseling and guidance. He has experience as U.S. Navy Electronics Technician and Amphibious Fleet Veteran, Organic and Dairy Goat Farming, a Former Maintenance Supervisor for Esselte Corp., and a Military Education Liaison at Tusculum College. Allen is a beer enthusiast and cat lover extraordinaire.

Q & A with the Saw Works Team

Q: Are you going to open again?

Q: Are you going to open again?

A: Look for us to open new locations in 2018.
Q: I have a Groupon. Is this still valid?

Q: I have a Groupon. Is this still valid?

A: Yes, we will honor all Groupons at our new locations!
Q: Are you going to brew again?

Q: Are you going to brew again?

A: Look for us in 2018!
Q: Can I tour the brewery?

Q: Can I tour the brewery?

A: Soon! Look for us to open new locations to tour in 2018.
Q: Where can I buy your beer?

Q: Where can I buy your beer?

A: Look for us on tap at local restaurants, bars, and grocery stores.