PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Matt Maletis (Western Congressional District) joins the Oregon Liquor Control Commission following Oregon Senate confirmation on November 15, 2017.
Maletis is a lifelong Oregonian from the Portland area and grew up in the beer and wine business. He represents the hospitality industry as well as the Western Congressional District. Maletis has spent his life and career in the hospitality industry holding several liquor licenses for projects including Langdon Farms Golf Club, The Agency Ultra Sport Lounge, and Brasserie Montmartre. Currently Maletis serves as an investor, advisor, and developer on a variety of projects in both the real estate and hospitality industries.
“We’re looking forward to having Matt serve with us on the Commission,” says OLCC Chair, Paul Rosenbaum. “Matt brings unique insight into Oregon’s alcohol industry that will help us make decisions to support businesses while protecting public safety and community livability.”
The Oregon Liquor Control Commission issues licenses for and regulates Oregon’s recreational marijuana and alcohol industries. The OLCC is the third largest revenue- generating state agency, and most of the revenue distributed to the state, counties, and cities comes from the sale of distilled spirits. The OLCC also administers the bottle bill.