Ace Distributing VP Named in Business Journal’s Forty Under 40

YORK, PA — On Monday, October 27, Nate Fochtman, Ace Distributing, will be honored as one of Central Penn Business Journal’s 2014 Forty Under 40 award recipient for his commitment to business growth, professional excellence and community service. There will be an evening reception and awards program at Hilton Harrisburg from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., which marks the program’s 20th anniversary this year.

Nate Fochtman is currently the Vice President Craft & Specialty at Ace Distributing. “I am truly honored to receive this award, and to be working with such amazing people at Ace Distributing who passionately believe in building our community.”

Following the event, Nate Fochtman and the other award recipients will be featured in a special publication distributed in the October 31 edition of the Central Penn Business Journal. The list of winners will also appear in the 2015 Book of Lists publication.

The 2014 Forty Under 40 program is presented my Members 1st Federal Credit Union. Additional sponsors include, Comcast Business, Highmark Blue Shield, Infiniti of Mechanicsburg, The Hill Society at the Hilton Harrisburg and Classic Drycleaners & Laundromats.

Ace Distributing was founded in 1948 by Jimmie and Nick Spagnola, currently owned by Jeff Reeder and Tim Strickler since 1988. Throughout the years the company has expanded its distribution opportunities and portfolio of brands, spreading across six counties in South Central Pennsylvania and representing over sixty-four breweries from the United States and globally.

Ace Distributing has been recently recognized nationally for their market strategy with a 2013 Craft Beer Distributor of the Year nomination by the Brewer’s Association & National Beer Wholesalers Association, as well as Beverage Trade Network’s “2014 Leading Craft Beer Distributors in the USA.”

For more information about the Forty Under 40 awards program, the complete list of the honorees and/or to register to attend the awards reception, visit

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