Accomplished Wine Sales Manager who has created a valuable network of international contacts that can open any market. Adept at advancing sales of a new product, networking to enhance all sales and marketing efforts and assembling a strong sales team. Specializes in bar and dinner wines.
Recognized for revenue-generating skills by industry media
Excellent team building skills
Broad range of experience with many kinds of wines
Can sell into any environment
Enjoys the work and uses that enthusiasm to enhance success
Willing to travel and work as many hours as necessary
April 2010 to February 2015 Brenner and Sons Winery – New Parkland, CA Wine Sales Manager
Started an international distribution and sales division that became profitable within eight months.
Networked with industry media contacts to get more national and international exposure for products.
Assembled a sales team that wound up becoming recognized for excellence around the world.
May 2005 to April 2010 Golic Wines – New Parkland, CA Wine Sales Manager
Worked closely with marketing group to significantly expand exposure in key markets.
Developed a trade show booth that became the focal point for many industry trade shows.
Raised company revenue by 34 percent within two years.
June 1995 to May 2005 Red Wines – New Parkland, CA Wine Sales Manager
Moved the company's product into four and five-star restaurants for the first time in company history.
Became a regular columnist for two of the largest publications in the industry.
1995 Terry College, New Parkland, CA Master's Degree, Business Administration