Michael Brewer

Michael Brewer is the president of Alcoholic Beverage Consulting Service, California’s leading alcoholic beverage licensing firm.  Alcoholic Beverage Consulting Service represents numerous alcoholic beverage licensees in all segments of the alcohol industry, including international convenience store companies, national restaurant and hotel chains, regional supermarkets and drug stores, and local restaurants, breweries, wineries, and wholesalers.  ABCS has managed over 10,000 California and Federal alcoholic beverage licenses and permits applications.  Mr. Brewer is also the co-founder of License Locators, one of California’s largest liquor license brokerage firms, and California Business Escrow, Inc.   Mr. Brewer is also the co-owner of Certified Alcohol Training, an ABC certified Responsible Server Training provider. Moreover, Mr. Brewer owns two bars in Riverside, California.  In addition, Mr. Brewer has served as a liquor license receiver in more than one hundred cases.

In addition, Mr. Brewer has been a guest lecturer at San Diego State University, the Escrow Training Institute, the Escrow Institute, the Los Angeles Escrow Association, and the California Association of Business Brokers. Before joining ABCS, Mr. Brewer was a United States Customs Service regulatory auditor and holds a Master’s degree in accounting from San Diego State University.  Mr. Brewer is an associate member of the California Restaurant Association, California Beer and Beverage Distributors, National Association of Licensing and Compliance Professionals, and the National Conference of State Liquor Administrators and is a founding member of the Alliance of Alcohol Industry Attorneys and Consultants.   Recently, Mr. Brewer was awarded the 2023 NALCP Most Valuable Associate Member Award. Mr. Brewer lives in Temecula, California, with lab Gus and has two adult daughters and a son.

Mike Lemons

Michael Lemons

Michael has joined the team at License Locators with extensive experience in the hospitality and sales industries. With an extensive background in restaurant management he understands the dynamics of acquiring and adding liquor licenses in many different concepts of restaurants. Michael’s professional demeanor fits well with those entering the market to acquire the appropriate license for new business ventures.

Direct:  949-315-7892
Email:  michael@licenselocators.com

Aimee Cunningham

Aimee Cunningham

Aimee brings extensive knowledge of the restaurant and bar industry to the team. Her decade of experience in the licensing industry has led to the negotiation of over 1,000 liquor license acquisitions, sales, and transfers in all of California’s 58 counties. Aimee’s client-focused approach optimizes outcomes for clients of all sizes- from national chains to local family-owned establishments. Aimee provides bilingual support (English and Spanish) to enhance client communication, aligning with License Locators’ inclusive approach.

Direct:  949-340-9467
Email:  Aimee@licenselocators.com