Emma Arian is the Executive Director of the Vermont Brewers Association. A 2020 graduate of the University of Vermont with a B.S. in Community Entrepreneurship and Food Systems, Emma’s journey with the VBA began as a summer intern in 2019. Her passion for the industry and dedication to its growth led her back to the VBA in 2022, where she assumed the role of Marketing and Promotions Manager.
In 2023, Emma took on the position of Interim-Executive Director, showcasing her leadership skills and commitment to the Vermont brewing community. Her interim role paved the way for a seamless transition to full-time Executive Director in December 2023. Emma continues to play a pivotal role in advancing the VBA’s mission and fostering collaboration within the vibrant Vermont brewing landscape.