Buzzy Sklar

Buzzy Sklar

Buzzy Sklar is the CEO of J.F. Haden’s Liqueur and Tropical Distillers, Florida’s newest and most
advanced distillery and tasting room. As CEO, Sklar oversees the distillery’s overall operations,
including profitability, national sales, company structure, strategy, and communication. Under
Sklar’s leadership J.F. Haden’s Liqueur and Tropical Distillers has experienced significant growth
around the country through ecommerce, on-premise and off-premise sales.
Sklar is a South Florida hospitality veteran with over 30 years of experience, having owned and
sold several world-renowned restaurant chains such as Burger & Beer Joint and Sliderz. Sklar is
no stranger to success and has been the consummate entrepreneur understanding what it takes
to take something from an idea to fruition.
Sklar, a University of Florida alumnus, is proud of his community involvement. He is currently a
Council Member in the Village of Bal Harbour, Florida, where he communicates policies and
programs to residents, responds to constituent needs and complaints, and represents the
community to other levels of government.
In his spare time, Sklar enjoys spending time with his wife Kim Rodstein and their two daughters.