Atlas Brew Works announced that Markus Smith will lead the charge as general manager of the brewery’s second location at Half Street Navy Yard , opening across from Nationals Park in Capitol Riverfront this spring.
“We are extremely pleased for Markus to join the Atlas team and lead our Half Street Brewery & Tap Room.”Atlas Brew Works Founder & CEO Justin Cox.
“Markus is a consummate industry professional; his experience and hospitality philosophy is an exciting addition to Atlas’ management team. We’re looking forward to him leading the charge to make sure our customers at our new ballpark location have the wonderful local craft beer experience Atlas has come to be known for,” Mr. Cox said.
Markus was an integral part of opening Rocket Bar, a Chinatown staple and home to Washington Capitals and Wizards fans’ pre- and post-game celebrations.
He later became general manager of Iron Horse Tap Room, leading team members and overseeing the bar’s heralded craft beer program.
Now, Markus is excited to entertain Washington Nationals and DC United fans at Atlas Brew Works’ forthcoming Half Street location at Navy Yard metro station.
In this new role, Markus will oversee the brewery’s taproom operations, while maintaining a strong, positive employee culture, focused on growth and development.
Atlas Brew Works. Address: 2052 West Virginia Ave NE #102, Washington, DC 20002. Phone: (202) 832-0420.