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Our Compliance Team

Mary Rait Director of Compliance Barnes Beverage Group

Mary Rait

Director of Compliance

MRait@DrinksLaw.com

(503) 420-3639

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Mary Rait brings decades of experience to BBG as our Director of Compliance, where she manages the compliance team’s strategic regulatory and compliance services. Mary oversees a team that delivers on-demand compliance services to food and beverage companies that comes in on-time and on-budget.

Mary knows how to get spirits, malt beverages, hard ciders, wines, and hard seltzers to market quickly and efficiently. She advises on TTB and FDA regulations on product packaging and labeling, formula compliance, including technical reviews of raw material specification and food additives, advertising and marketing beer, wine and spirits, and executing complex licensing strategies to comply with fast-paced corporate M&A requirements and operational growth.

Mary’s prior role leading the Government Affairs and Regulatory Compliance Department of Craft Brew Alliance gives her the in-house perspective that makes BBG different. Mary used her unique background in manufacturing, policy, food science, and compliance to design and execute the company’s effort to bring gluten-reduced beers to market working with regulatory agencies, scientists, suppliers, congressional representatives, and company subject matter experts.

Erica Hutchins Compliance Analyst Barnes Beverage Group

Erica Hutchins

Compliance Analyst

Erica brings over a decade of alc-bev compliance experience to BBG clients. She has successfully managed tax calculations, licensing, permitting, registration, label approvals, and federal returns filing for breweries, distilleries, and winery operations. Erica has worked with agencies to maintain alcohol and food safety compliance, as well as building and maintaining audit procedures for new facilities.

Alissa Long Compliance Analyst Barnes Beverage Group

Alissa Long

Compliance Analyst & Paralegal

ALong@DrinksLaw.com

(443) 201-1945

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Alissa splits her time at BBG between the compliance team and the back office, where she is the firm’s primary contact for accounting, marketing, and other critical functions.

Tracy Wilson Compliance Specialist for Barnes Beverage Group

Tracy Wilson

Compliance Specialist

Tracy joined Barnes Beverage after having spent seven years in Beverage Compliance supporting just about every department and size of company available in the alcohol beverage industry. She brings that wealth of experience to carry out brand registrations, state licensing, price posting, TTB Federal Certificates of Label Approvals, and formula submissions. Tracy is adept at managing large amounts of digital content - all with thoughtful attention to detail.