Roger Baylor’s Career in Beer — The Résumé / CV 

Roger Baylor’s Career in Beer — The Résumé / CV 
Guinness “Perfect Pour” recognition, 2021.

ROGER A. BAYLOR
1117 E. Spring St., New Albany, IN
mayorbaylor@gmail.com
(502) 468-9710

Any licensed establishment can list its beers, but not every establishment organizes its beer offerings into a purposeful, complementary statement of intent, such that a unique identity is created, and return patronage encouraged. A beer list should be stylistically varied, exhibiting the same forethought that goes into the food menu, wine list or cocktail program, and this “beer thinking” process is what I’ve been applying successfully throughout my 40-plus years in beer. 

What Am I, a “Beer Guy”?: It’s an unconventional CV, but then again, neither my work history nor accompanying life experience is ordinary, and there exists no job title for the role I’ve been playing throughout the past four decades — because, in essence, I invented my own job description.

Basics: I was born in New Albany, Indiana on August 3, 1960 and have lived in Floyd County ever since, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University Southeast in 1982, with a major in philosophy and minor in European history.

42 years of innovative beer business experience: I’ve been an entrepreneur and an educator, working in Southern...Read more