Michael Jude Reyes is an American billionaire businessman, co-chairman of Reyes Holdings, a beer and food distribution holding company, which includes the Martin-Brower Company, McDonald’s’s largest distributor.
- Together Jude Reyes and his brother Chris run Reyes Holdings, a $30 billion (sales) food and beverage distribution company.
- The company got its start when the two brothers and their father bought a small Schlitz beer distributor in South Carolina for $740,000 in 1976.
- Reyes is already the largest beer distributor in the U.S. and also owns two Coca-Cola bottlers and distributors.
- In May 2017, Reyes Holdings announced that its soda distribution business would be expanding into California and Nevada.