David Bratcher

David Bratcher is Chief Executive Officer and President of MGP, a role he assumed on January 1, 2024.  He also has been a member of the Company’s board of directors since January 1, 2024. Mr. Bratcher served as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer from July 2021 to December 2023 and President of Branded Spirits since MGP’s merger with Luxco, Inc. in April 2021 to December 2023.  

Prior to the Luxco merger, Mr. Bratcher served in several leadership roles at Luxco since his hire in 1998 as Director of Operations. He most recently served as President of Luxco, from 2013 until the April 2021 merger with Luxco.

Before joining Luxco, Mr. Bratcher served in financial and operational roles for a number of consumer product companies, including serving five years as Controller and then Director of Operations for the international spirits company Allied Domecq, the second-largest spirits company in the world at the time.

Mr. Bratcher received his bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from the University of the Ozarks. He earned his master’s degree in business administration and his doctorate in management and business administration from Webster University.