John Carson *

Chairman of the Board & Managing Partner

John Carson is Chairman of the Board of IBC. He is former Chairman, CEO and President of several leading beverage companies including Marbo, Inc. and Triarc Beverages.

Joseph J. Messina *

President & Managing Partner

Joseph J. Messina is the President & Managing Partner of IBC. His background includes traditional corporate, merchant and investment banking.

Stephen F. Horgan *

Executive Vice President & Managing Partner

Stephen F. Horgan is a Managing Partner of IBC. He is a senior executive and entrepreneur who has successfully built businesses domestically and internationally.

Doug Christoph

Managing Partner

Doug Christoph is a Managing Partner of IBC. He has demonstrated leadership in building value based relationships in large multi-national companies with iconic global brands.

Scott Weiermiller

Managing Partner

Scott Weiermiller is a Managing Partner of IBC. He has created strategic business plans that have captured unparalleled revenue, profit and share growth at the largest customers in North America.

Christine Mackin

Managing Partner

Christine Mackin is a Managing Partner of IBC with a highly diverse background in direct and indirect sales leadership, new business development, and strategic marketing in the food, beverage, and beauty consumer goods category.

Gonzalo de Aristegui


Gonzalo de Aristegui is a Partner of IBC. He is a seasoned and very experienced multicultural, multilingual manager with over 28 years experience in Latin America, the US, Europe, Africa and Asia.

Louis Heinsz


Louis Heinsz is a Partner of IBC. He has worked at the intersections of scientific product development (R&D), marketing and retail / operations, giving him vast experience in navigating business complexity.

* Denotes Founding Partner

Additional Founding Partners: Bill Hayde, Hal Kravitz


Robert Gordon

Managing Director

Robert Gorgon is a Managing Director, Administration of IBC. He has comprehensive professional experience in corporate management and investment banking related activities.


John Devonport *

Managing Partner

John Devonport is Managing Partner of IBC and is a beverage industry veteran, having spent 27 years with Guinness internationally in over 80 countries on all continents.

Johnnie D. Blankenship

Executive Partner

Johnnie D. Blankenship is currently a Partner and Chief Operating Officer of Hawaii Volcanic. He is also an Executive Partner of IBC and a well-respected beverage industry veteran, with over 30 years of experience with Coca-Cola, Red Bull, and others.

Andy Mansinne

Executive Partner

Andrew is currently Vice President of Brands at MGP Ingredients, a leading supplier of premium bourbons, whiskeys, gins, and vodkas and is also a Partner at IBC with extensive success in the domestic and international consumer product arenas.