Kelvin Gilkey is a native of Dallas, Texas. He made the transition to Des Moines, in 2013. During that time, he graduated from Grand View University, with a degree in Kinesiology. Also, he was apart of their undefeated 2013 National Championship Football team, in which he was voted captain by his peers.
Michael Bowser was born and raised in Waterloo, Iowa. He is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa where he studied Electronic Media Communications and a board member of the Des Moines Gay Men's Chorus. Prior to starting DSM Brew, he was Executive Director of the Eychaner Foundation, a News Producer at KCCI-TV, and Commissioner for the Des Moines Civil and Human Rights Commission.
Molly Johnson, an Iowa native, received a B.A. in Studio Arts form Grand View University. She is also a practicing artist and has had shows at the Des Moines Social Club and the Oskaloosa Art Center.