STL Today: Craft brewer Schlafly Beer taps O’Fallon Brewery co-founder Caradonna as CFO

The Saint Louis Brewery, makers of Schlafly Beer, named Fran Caradonna as chief financial officer and chief administrative officer.

Caradonna was the co-founder in 2000 of another sizable craft brewery in St. Louis, O’Fallon Brewery. Caradonna and her former husband Tony sold O’Fallon Brewery to former Anheuser-Busch executive Jim Gorczycain 2011 but she continued to work at O’Fallon Brewery as general manager.

“Her acute understanding of the beer business will be an invaluable resource to our team, and we are confident that her guidance will ensure Schlafly Beer’s success for the next 28 years and beyond,” Schlafly co-founder and chairman Tom Schlafly said in a statement.
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