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.