Butte, MT
Sales Engineer
Levi is a fourth-generation Butte native and has returned after a sixteen-year absence.  After graduating from Butte High, Levi attended Montana Tech for two years.  Focusing his studies on general engineering with a mechanical option.  Levi transferred to Montana State University and completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.  After college, Levi spent twelve years in Seattle where he specialized in engineered sales in the HVAC industry; he worked with some of the world’s leading manufacturers, engineering firms, and mechanical contractors.  Levi’s unique skill set in technical sales and marketing extends the sales reach of the Headframe Spirits Manufacturing team.

Our team includes a handful of skillful metal fabricators and an in house design engineer.  Our team is lead by John McKee.  John is the co-owner/founder and Chief Technology Officer of Headframe Spirits Inc. (HFS) and Headframe Spirits Manufacturing Inc. (HSM.)  John and his wife, Courtney, opened both businesses in 2012, and were named Entrepreneurs and Ambassadors of the Year by Governor Steve Bullock in 2014 and 2015, as well as Small Business Champions of the Year in 2016 by the Small Business Administration.  

In 2012 John and Courtney opened a distillery in beautiful Butte, Montana, centered around its custom Continuous Flow Distillation System, which Headframe Spirits Manufacturing now fabricates for micro-distilleries clients nationwide. HFS produces micro-distilled spirits from Butte, including the award-winning Neversweat Whiskey, High Ore Vodka, Anselmo Gin, and their flagship product, Orphan Girl Bourbon Cream Liqueur.  

John is passionately engaged in developing safety standards and regulatory initiatives that will elevate the industry for craft distillers by actively participating in the American Craft Spirits Association, American Distilling Institute, and as a contributor to Artisan Spirits magazine.  John is the President of the Montana Distiller’s Guild, and has been featured in Forbes, Huffington Post, Entrepreneur and Popular Mechanics Magazine.

Levi's Stats
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Responsiveness

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Recent Quotes:

  • 300 gal Pot Still Distillation still for Distillery in North Carolina
  • 600 gal Pot Still Distillation still for Distillery in Indiana
  • 2000 L Pot Still Distillation still for Distillery in Florida
  • 500 gal Column Still Distillation still for Beverage Company in Ohio
  • 1800 L Column Still Distillation still for Distillery in Newfoundland and Labrador
  • 100 gal Grain Distillation still for Distillery in California
  • 400 gal Absinthe Distillation still for Distillery in Rhode Island
  • 600 gal Column Still Distillation still for Distillery in New York
  • 300 gal Pot Still Distillation still for Distillery in New Jersey
  • 100000 gal Pot Still Distillation still for Distillery in Arizona