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Finance & Administration
Good City Brewing LLC
3945 N 31st Street
Milwaukee, WI 53216
Career Clusters / Help Topics:
- Accounting and Finance
- Business Management and Administration
Kyle Stephens is the VP of Finance and Administration at Good City Brewing LLC, where he is responsible for accounting and finance, human resources, facilities, and office administration. Prior to joining Good City, Kyle spent most of his career in public accounting, practicing audit and tax with closely-held businesses before moving to corporate mergers and acquisitions with an international accounting and advisory firm. Recently, Kyle has worked with Good City’s management team on strategic growth initiatives, including development at the Milwaukee Bucks entertainment district and relocation of the company’s corporate office and warehouse to the Century City Business Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Kyle worked closely with Good City’s legal advisors in structuring the company’s acquisition of Century City 1 (now known as Good City Innovation Center), including opportunity fund formation and subsequent capital raise.
A career in accounting can take you where you want to go. Kyle Stephens spent years learning the ropes in the accounting industry, then when an opportunity at a local brewery presented itself, he jumped at the chance. Kyle talks about how his early career built skills to help one of Wisconsin’s fastest-growing breweries with multiple expansion projects in 2019, including accelerating development activities in one of Milwaukee’s historical industrial corridors.