Our Team

The Wyndridge Farm Family

  • Steve GroffOwner
    BackSteve Groff

    Steve enjoys riding motorcycle, boating and playing guitar.

    Can’t decide which is his favorite beverage because they’re all delicious!

  • Julie GroffOwner
    BackJulie Groff

    Julie enjoys reading, boating and spending time with her grandchildren.

    Favorite Wyndridge Cider:
    Dry Hopped

    Favorite Winding Path Beer:
    Slightbend IPA

  • Jason Reese
    Jason ReeseCEO
    BackJason Reese

    Jason enjoys doing anything outdoors; Cycling, Running, occasionally golf and trying to keep up with his one-year-old son Graham.

    Favorite Wyndridge Cider:

    Favorite Winding Path Beer:
    El Dorado Haze IPA

  • Sandy Eckard
    Sandy EckardExecutive Assistant
    BackSandy Eckard

    In Sandy’s free time she enjoys boating and relaxing along the Susquehanna River with family and friends.

    Favorite Wyndridge Vines:
    Raspberry Riesling

  • Brett Krosse
    Brett KrosseAgriculture & Facilities Manager
    BackBrett Krosse

    To say farming is something that’s in Brett’s blood is an understatement. He was born with a farmer’s soul and is kick A$$ at his job! Fun fact, Brett has skied all over the world, including all over North & South America, Sweden and the French Alps.

    Favorite Wyndridge Cider:
    Northern Spy

    Favorite Winding Path Beer:
    Hazeway IPA

  • Shannon Smallwood
    Shannon SmallwoodSenior Wholesale and Production Manager
    BackShannon Smallwood

    Shannon is super spontaneous and enjoys doing fun things with her family and friends. If she’s not traveling, she is going to sporting events, concerts or watching the latest movies on Netflix.

    Favorite Wyndridge Cider:
    Black Cherry

  • Shayla ButtonVenue Director
    BackShayla Button

    Shayla loves reading and can often be found curled up with her puppy, Rosie, a mug of coffee, and a new book.

    Favorite Wyndridge Co. Cider:
    Pineapple Mango

  • Liz Pappa
    Liz PappaSenior Sales Manager
    BackLiz Pappa

    Fun fact that Liz has been glassblowing glassblowing for the past few years. It has been a challenging and creative outlet for her to make vessels she can pour beer in!

    Favorite Wyndridge Cider:
    Honey Lavender

    Favorite Winding Path Beer:
    Passionfruit Lemongrass IPA

  • Josh Slider
    Josh SliderHead Brewer & Facility Manager
    BackJosh Slider

    Josh likes to work on mini trucks and drink beer in his free time.

    Favorite Winding Path Beer:
    Imperial Bourbon Barrel Stout

  • Steve Numbers
    Steve NumbersPackaging manager
    BackSteve Numbers

    In his free time, Steve enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, and everything Nintendo.

    Favorite Wyndridge Cider:

    Favorite Winding Path Beer:
    Bourbon Barrel Stout

  • Erica Sanders
    Erica SandersRestaurant Manager
    BackErica Sanders

    Erica’s hobbies included going to Oriole games and visiting the beach!

    Favorite Wyndridge Cider:
    Gold Rush

    Favorite Winding Path Beer:
    Hazeway IPA

  • Gabi ArenaLancaster Tasting Room Manager
    BackGabi Arena

    When Gabi isn’t at work she enjoys hosting friends for dinner, exploring farmers markets, and sipping craft cocktails.

    Favorite Wyndridge Cider: Northern Dry

  • Josh Riese
    Josh RieseWarehouse Coordinator
    BackJosh Riese

    When Josh isn’t conquering the warehouse he is working on his Jeep and tinkering with his gun collection.

    Favorite Wyndridge Cider:
    Dry Hopped

  • Scott Topel, Cidermaker at Wyndridge Farm
    Scott TopelProduction Consultant
    BackScott Topel

    In his spare hours, find Scott working his orchard and farm, mountain biking, playing steel string guitar and riding/wrenching vintage Honda Motorcycles.

    Favorite Wyndridge Cider:
    Northern Spy

  • Jan ThomassonWedding & Events Coordinator
    BackJan Thomasson

    When she’s not working, Jan enjoys dining out and spending time with family and friends.  She loves everything Disney.  Jan is not really a Beer or Cider drinker, more of a Rum & Coke kind of  girl, but does like to try the Wyndridge Speciality drinks made with our Cider.

  • Kaitlyn PrievoWedding & Events Coordinator
    BackKaitlyn Prievo

    Kaitlyn enjoys spending her free time outdoors or on the beach with her husband and two young boys, Wells & Waylon.


    Favorite Wyndridge Vines: