Drake’s Organic Spirits Appoints Lyle Berman
to Board of Director
Minneapolis, Minnesota (June 27, 2019) – Drake’s Organic Spirits announced the addition of Lyle Berman, a legendary Minnesota businessman and co-founder of Grand Casinos Inc., to its board of directors effective today.
“We are thrilled to have Lyle join our board of directors and look forward to learning from his decades of experience starting and building successful enterprises,” said Drake’s Organic Spirits Founder/CEO Mark Anderson. “His experience and well-deserved reputation as an entrepreneur, market leader and strategic operator will be invaluable to Drake’s as we look to grow our award-winning line of organic spirits.”
"I am excited about joining the Drake’s board of directors," stated Berman. "I look forward to working alongside Mark Anderson, his management team and my fellow board members to create a strategy that that will bring Drake’s great tasting and sustainable spirits to discerning consumers across the country.”
Berman is credited as one of the early visionaries in the development of casinos outside of the traditional gaming markets of Las Vegas and Atlantic City. He was inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame in 2004 and in 2009 received the Casino Lifetime Achievement Award. Besides Grand Casinos, Inc., he has served as chief executive officer, board member and executive chairman at numerous national companies. Berman currently serves as chairman of Allied Esports, a premiere esports entertainment company he recently launched that will provide world-class in-person experiences, multiplatform content and interactive services to the esports and gaming industries.
About Drake’s Organic Spirits
Minneapolis-based Drake’s Organic Spirits was launched in 2017. Drake’s uses the highest quality USDA organic and non-GMO Project Verified ingredients to create a line of ultra- premium spirits. Drake’s Organic Vodka, Drake’s Organic White Rum and Drakes Organic Spiced Rum offer a no grain, no gluten, no gmo, ultra-premium, 12-times distilled handcrafted spirits at a better price than the leading premium brands.