Bill Martinetto was elected to the board of directors of Northrock Development Co. in a unanimous Oct. 6 vote. He is the general manager of Rapids Brewing Company, which owns property in downtown Grand Rapids that is being developed as the site of an 11,000 barrels per year brewery.
In related board action, the company acquired all outstanding shares of stock owned by Matt Lehtinen and accepted his resignation from the board. Lehtinen and Ed Zabinski co-founded the business in 2014.
Todd Roth was elected chief executive officer and board chair; Ed Zabinski remains chief financial officer and secretary/treasurer.
Northrock Development is the majority partner of Rapids Brewing Co. Northrock has retained Bev-Craft, LLC of Duluth to help design its brewery operations and branding. Wagner Zaun of Duluth is designing the physical layout of the buildings and Hawk Construction of Grand Rapids is the construction manager.