2019 Presenters

These experts know the value of a distribution strategy. Access to these speakers means that your craft beer, wine, cider, mead or spirits business will finally get answers to questions that will solve your distribution challenges and get your product on the path to market. Invest in proven solutions from successful industry leaders.

2019 Presenters


Deborah Brenner

Founder & CEO Women of the Vine & Spirits

Brook Bristow

Owner Bristow Beverage Law

Steve Brooks

Director of Beverage Development & Purchasing Tumbleweed Tex Mex Grill & Margarita Bar

Rick Brown

Partner Creekstone Creative

Matt Colglazier

Vice President of Merchandising and Marketing Big Red Liquors

Heather Cox

President Certify My Company

Tom Flanagan

Founder Irish Boy Ventures

Michael Gray

Division Manager, Business Spirits Republic National Distributing Company

David Jackson

SVP Trade Relations, Chief Operations Officer National Alcohol Beverage Control Association

Dr. J Jackson-Beckham, PhD

Inclusion & Equity Strategist, Craft Beer for All Executive Director, Craft x EDU; Diversity Ambassador, Brewers Association

Ginger Johnson

Connector and Author gingerjohnson.com

Rhonda Kallman

Founder Boston Harbor Distillery

Melkon Khosrovian

CEO/Spiritsmaker Greenbar Distillery

Stacy Lauter, CSS, WSET, Executive Bourbon Steward

Director, Sales Finance Republic National Distributing Company

Carole Lawson

Chief Data Officer/Partner Creekstone Creative

Marbet Lewis

Partner, Alcohol Industry Group Spiritus Law

Laura Lodge

Owner/Consultant Distribution Insight

Michael Minton

Owner Dauntless Distributing

Matthew Moss

Regional Director of Operations Levy Restaurants

Peggy Noe Stevens

Founder PNSA & The Bourbon Women Association

Clay Robinson

Co-Founder/CEO Sun King Brewing Company

Brian Rosen

President BevStrat

Bart Schaneman

Cultivation & Extraction Reporter Marijuana Business Daily

Jim Schembre

Co-Founder Craftroads Beverage

Steffani Scheurich

Owner/Founder High Spirits Marketing, LLC

Steve Soble

Founder Burnt City Brewing and District Brew Yards

Paul Vander Heide

Founder Vander Mill

Magda Vargas Battle

Founder Magda Vargas Enterprises

Julie Verrati

Co-Founder Denizens Brewing Company

Brad Williams

Vice President, Purchasing & Product Development Liquor Barn/Party Mart

Jeff Wuslich

President & Co-Founder Cardinal Spirits