2020 Recipients

BRANDON FIELDS, Inside the 5 Brewing Company

Brandon Fields is the owner / brewer for Inside the 5 Brewing Company. In two years Inside the 5 has gone from 20 employees to over 50, and soon close to double that with a new location opening in Perrysburg. Inside the 5 was also Toledo City Paper’s “Best New Bar” in 2018 and “Best Hometown Bar” in 2019, as well as the Burger Bash People’s Choice Champion in 2018 and 2019.

Fields was a four-year starting punter for the Michigan State Spartans and was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in 2007, playing eight years as the starting punter. While playing professional football, Fields obtained his MBA from University of Miami Florida Business School.

Fields serves his community as the founder of the Brandon and Katie Fields Youth Fitness Fund; currently on the Athletic Advisory Committee at Lourdes University; and as a volunteer for numerous organizations such as the Miami Dolphins Foundation; The Broward Health Foundation; Jason Taylor Foundation; Prom to Remember; Make-A-Wish Foundation; and Garth Brooks Teammates for Kids, to name a few.

Brandon Fields