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Board of Directors

Board Members:

  • Mike Berry, Heartland Coca-Cola, Director and President

  • Erik Rivers, Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. of Topeka, Director and Secretary/Treasurer

  • Norm Ross, Heartland Coca-Cola

  • Dave Seibel, Heartland Coca-Cola

  • Jake Wassenberg, Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. Of Manhattan, Director

  • Steve Milonovich, Pepsi Beverages Company, Director

  • Todd Roberts, Keurig DrPepper, Director


Executive Director:
 Ronald R. Hein

Ronald R. Hein has been Executive Director of the Kansas Beverage Association since 1996. Ron also serves as President/CEO of Hein Law Firm, Chartered, a contract lobbying firm, and has been lobbying since 1984.

He served in the Kansas State Senate from 1977-1984 and the Kansas House of Representatives from 1975-1977.

Ron received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Washburn University in 1971, summa cum laude, with departmental honors; and his Juris Doctorate from Washburn Law School, 1974, with honors, including course work sponsored by Washburn University at Brunel University, Uxbridge, England in the summer, 1974.