Earl Hewlette is the CEO of N. Charleston, South Carolina-based Terressentia Corporation. Since joining Terressentia in 2007, Hewlette has overseen the dynamic growth of this company that is situated at the intersection of tradition and technology. Over the past 8 years, annual revenues for the distilled spirits company have grown from $7K to $20MM.
Earl is a South Carolina native. He earned a BA in English at USC and then served as an officer in Vietnam, where he was awarded, among other distinctions, a Bronze Star with Combat “V.” After completing his service, Mr. Hewlette returned to USC and earned his JD and MBA. He has since enjoyed a diverse career, working in law, real estate development, hospitality management—and now—distilling.