Esteban McMahan

Esteban McMahan is the Spirit Guide for Top of the Hill Distillery in Chapel Hill, NC. Esteban joined the ROTC program at James Madison University. Upon graduation, he served with 5-21 Infantry Battalion, 7th INF(L), first as the Medical Platoon Leader, then as the S-1. He earned his Airborne and Air Assault badges, as well as a Combat Medical Badge during Operation Just Cause in Panama.

After leaving active duty as a Captain, Esteban became a block equity trader at Bear Stearns in NYC for 7 years. He then moved to Chapel Hill, NC, where he was the international portfolio manager for a hedge fund. He has served on the boards of El Centro Latino as well as Carolina For Kibera.

Esteban is married to a professor at UNC-Chapel Hill and has two children.