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MBWDA advocates for independent, licensed distributors and their role in providing efficient distribution through effective state based three-tier alcohol regulation.


MBWDA members and their employees deliver beer and wine to thousands of licensed accounts located throughout Montana’s 56 counties. Montana encompasses over 147,000 square miles of some of America’s most beautiful and expansive countryside. You’ll find MBWDA member trucks and vans delivering to most cities as well as to the remotest of locations.


Independent distributors promoting responsible consumption, delivering variety, choice and value while providing transparency & accountability through a state-based regulated system.


To educate members, regulators, legislators, retailers and the public about; Why alcohol is different, the Purpose of effective, state based three tier alcohol regulation and the Role of the middle tier in promoting responsible use, orderly, transparent and accountable markets, respect for the law and efficient collection of revenue.

To advocate for legislation that promotes effective public policy.

To do more than just deliver beer and wine – be actively involved in our communities, provide good jobs, promote responsibility and deliver customer value through choice, variety and service.

To promote responsible use of beer and wine by legal age adults and support programs that effectively reduce illegal underage use and drunk driving.


Jeff Bush- President
Watkins Distributing
419 N 9th St.
Miles City, MT 59301
(406) 234-0340

Mike Markovich – Vice President 
Summit Beverage
3305 Great Northern Ave.
Missoula, MT 59808

Cathie Tronson
Eagle Beverage
1011 Broadwater Dr.
Great Falls, MT 59405
(406) 453-5457

Jessica Milton
Cardinal Distributing
269 Jackrabbit Ln.
Bozeman, MT 59718
(406) 570-6568

Laura Rottrup 
Briggs Distributing
3545 Hesper Rd.
Billings, MT 59102
(406) 294-2337

Debra Pitassy
Executive Director

Kristi Blazer
Counsel for Legal and Legislative Affairs


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