Andrea Meriwether

Bartender, hotel and bar operations manager, brand strategist, curator, cultural tourism innovator, Andrea has just about done it all in spirits hospitality. Andrea currently serves
as the Director of Brand Strategy & Innovation for TKT & Associates where she works with global and emerging brands to develop and execute their diversity, equity, and inclusion goals. In 2018, Andrea founded the Farm Distilled Residency Project in partnership with historic Locust Grove, a history and spirits trade program for women’s food and beverage talent. She recently completed a destination tour project with Louisville Tourism to uplift the narrative of African American contributors in the food, beverage, arts, and culture space.