According to a post on its website, Bell’s Brewery has promoted co-owner Laura Bell to ceo effective Feb. 1. She will now oversee all brewery operations and planning for Bell’s as well as Upper Hand Brewery in Escanaba, Mich.

“I am honored and humbled at this opportunity,”  said Laura Bell, ceo of Bell’s, in a press release. “Our team has done an amazing job and it’s exciting to think about where we go next not only as a brewery, but also as a company that is deeply committed to its community, its employees and partners.”

Laura Bell started working at Bell’s full time in 2007. Larry Bell will continue his role as president concentrating on long-term planning for the brewery.