Hop Forward Consulting was founded in 2016 to provide sustainable business development solutions to beverage makers, internationally.
The company has always been focused on helping others. We want to see every person and organization; learn, grow, and achieve results that exceed their expectations. We hope to inspire others to keep growing in their personal and professional journeys to experience ultimate happiness.
Meagen & Leigh
Meagen has experience in leadership, business development, and education through building teams, creating and hosting sensory education experiences, and crafting deep connections through beverage. Meagen has commercial expertise in cannabis, hops, brewing, craft beverage development, terpene sensory education, and a zero-proof lifestyle. Her professional portfolio includes management positions with Philip Morris USA, Boston Beer Company, Kalsec, and NZ Hops Ltd.
Meagen loves spending time with her two beautiful children and is grateful to be able to give them the gift of consciousness that she discovered and help nurture their own creative expression.
Leigh Gall is an energetic sales executive, with 20 years’ experience of passionately engaging with customers to help provide solutions. Leigh’s passion to connect with others has led to success in all her roles, through the interest of uncovering the root of people’s needs and helping to provide practical, easy, and executable actions.
Leigh has been able to use her skills of creative problem solving, customer engagement, and brand ambassadorship in many roles. She was an international marketing intern in London, with HIT Entertainment, passionately working with leading children’s brands. Served in National Accounts at Boston Beer Company, growing sales in the off-premise channels for TX and LA. Went onto a role as Community Marketing Manager for RaceTrac Petroleum DFW, allowing for a engaging marketing programs, community partnerships, and lots of fun times! Most recently she held the title of VP of Sales at TUPPS Brewery, overseeing multiple states, sales team, national accounts, and worked alongside production and marketing.
In Leigh’s free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons. Additionally, she enjoys traveling, painting, and working on personal growth.