Our Team

OUR TEAM

Our team. The people you trust to craft and at times pour your beer. If you didn't know a little bit about us, well it just wouldn't feel quite right. Here we are...


Kegan Bakken

Kegan Bakken

General Manager - Waterloo Taproom

Favorite Beer Style: IPA

If I’m not at Singlespeed where are we likely to find you? Lol. Like I’m ever not here.

If you aren’t enjoying a SingleSpeed creation, what beer are we likely to find in your hand? Either Bell’s Two Hearted or Deschutes Fresh Squeezed, Maybe Black Velvet if it’s been a long day.

Hobbies : Reading, Video Games, Hanging out with friends, Walking my dog, Taking naps

Anything else fun: B.A. in Anthropology from UNI (class of 2012). Been working in restaurants since age 15. I enjoy talking about the future and how to save the world one beer at a time.


Dan Ankrum

Dan Ankrum (aka Chef Dan)

Executive Chef

Favorite Beer Style: Barrel Aged Stout, Wild Ales

If you aren’t enjoying a SingleSpeed creation, what beer are we likely to find in your hand? Miller High Life - Go ahead and judge

Best Beer Memory: Founders KBS the first time I had this beer (2012) my eyes were opened to complexities I had found in big red wines for years

Where are we likely to find you if you aren’t at SingleSpeed? Somewhere on my bike, on adventure with friends or alongside my beloved hound, Myron.


Andy Hansen

Andy Hansen (aka K2, Android, Armageddon)

Executive Sous Chef, Impossible Sudoku Enthusiast

Favorite Beer Style:  Porter

Where are we likely to find you if you aren’t at SingleSpeed? The Panther Lounge

Hobbies: Cooking - do what you love and you will never work a day in your life

Best beer memory:  Colorado circa 1999: The craft beer scene was just getting started. My friends and I would travel Beer Alley just north of Fort Collins Colorado for free "samples" of beer. 


Nate Arthur

Nate Arthur (Nate Dogg)

Food Fondler

Favorite Beer Style:  Stouts, Sours

Where are we likely to find you if you aren’t at SingleSpeed? Other bars drinking

Hobbies: Long boarding the trails, chillin on the couch playing video games, finding a recipe to cook at home, being legit

Best beer memory:  All the day trips I've taken to various locations around the Midwest visiting breweries. One in particular would be stopping at the safe house saloon in Lansing, Iowa after a long day of bar/brewery hopping and impulse buying a 100+ dollar bottle of mikkeller Bla Spolgelse. One of the best lambic sours I've ever had!


Jonny Martin

Jonny Martin

Head Taproom Tender - Waterloo

Favorite Beer Style:  Scotch Ale

Where are we likely to find you if you aren’t at SingleSpeed? Spending time with my family

Hobbies: Running, Pickleball, Netflix

If you aren't drinking a SingleSpeed beer, what beer are we likely to find in your hand? Founder's Dirty Bastard

Best beer memory:  Trying all kinds of Iowa beer at Iowa Taproom in Des Moines


Morgan Pike

Events & Service Manager