Professional Generalist, Excels in Team Leadership, Operations & Sales
  • Kalispell, MT
  • April 18, 2022


A driven business professional and adaptive leader who built an industry- leading international direct-to-consumer technology company and several wine brands. Thrives in problem solving situations; developing and executing progressive strategic initiatives. Believes that people are the lifeblood of every organization and the most valuable asset. Recognized for building international relationships with business enterprises, governments, and industry organizations. Truly enjoys helping people!

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MBA @ Sonoma State University, Wine Business Institute
Apr 2014 — Jun 2016

MBA in Wine Business, In-depth studies in all aspects of the wine business including, Intl wine business, distribution strategies, wine marketing, finance, strategy, sustainability, HR, IT.

Enology @ California State University, Fresno
Aug 2007 — Jun 2009

Studied Enology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Viticulture, Soil Science, Winery Management, Wine Chemistry, Wine Microbiology, Winery Equipment, Agricultural Economics.

Dean's List, VP Enology Society


V.P. Sales @ Gliding Eagle Inc.
Mar 2019 — Current

Build client base of top wine companies in the world from 0 to 210. Developed the B2B sales pipeline and strategy. Doubled business growth year-over-year. Managed client success and account management teams. Led the company to $15MM in export value. Received Presidential "E" Award for Excellence in Export for helping SME's to export and open new international markets.

V.P. Operations @ Gliding Eagle Inc.
Jun 2015 — Feb 2019

Developed the wine industry leading international direct-to-consumer logistics channel to 30 global destinations. Managed global team in USA, China, Greece and Japan.

Winemaker @ Highway 12 Winery
Jun 2006 — May 2015

Oversaw all winemaking, vineyard and cellar operations. Managed winemaking team. Oversaw and negotiated purchasing contracts and cellar team. Scaled winery from 3,000 cases to 60,000 cases. Built winemaking facility.

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