J. Robert Hall

Title:  Beverage Company Executive
Company: Ole Smoky Distillery
Location: Sevierville, Tennessee,  United States


  • Ole Smoky Distillery, CEO (board member, 2016-Present)
  • Glatfelter, Charlotte, NC (2002- Present) (board member & former chair, audit and nominating and corporate governance committees)
  • Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (board member, 2019-Present)
  • Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (board member, 2020-Present)
  • Boys & Girls Club of the Smoky Mountains (board member, 2019-Present)
  • National Tabletop Association (council of the United States) (1997-1998)
  • Ault Foods, Toronto, ON Canada (board member, 1994-1997)
  • Grocery Products Manufacturers of Canada (chairman marketing council, 1992)
  • International Cheese Council of Canada (treasurer, member executive committee, 1987-1989)
  • The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (1974-1976)
  • Oxford University, England (1971-1974)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2021, 2019)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2020, 2019)
  • Recipient, CEO, Ole Smoky Distillery, Impact Hot Brand Award, M. Shanken Communications (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017) and the Inc. 5000, recognizing America’s fastest growing private companies
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2019)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the East,” Marquis Who’s Who (1989-1990, 1986-1987)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the Midwest,” Marquis Who’s Who (1989-1990)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who (1989-1990)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (1987-1988)
  • Recipient, Thouron Scholarship Award, University of Pennsylvania (1974-1976)

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