Statement on the Passing of TTB Administrator John Manfreda by Chris Swonger, President and CEO of DISCUS and

“On behalf of the members of the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States, we are deeply saddened by the passing of TTB Administrator John Manfreda. He has been a friend and colleague to so many of us in the spirits industry and he will be sorely missed. John exemplified the best in public service and will be remembered as a great steward of TTB. He always had an open door to discuss industry concerns; made customer service a top priority; and implemented the Bureau’s mission with innovative solutions. DISCUS and its members remain grateful for John’s dedication, service and support of our industry over the decades.”