Fifth Annual Women of the Vine & Spirits Global Symposium 2019 Speakers

Fifth Annual Women of the Vine & Spirits Global Symposium 2019 Speakers

Danica Patrick - Proprietor, Somnium Wine / Retired Race Car Driver

Danica Patrick

Proprietor, Somnium Wine / Retired Race Car Driver
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Jennifer Brown - Founder, President & CEO, Jennifer Brown Consulting

Jennifer Brown

Founder, President & CEO, Jennifer Brown Consulting
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Mary Kelly - Ph.D., CSP, CDR, US Navy (ret), Leadership Speaker/Author

Mary Kelly

Ph.D., CSP, CDR, US Navy (ret), Leadership Speaker/Author
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Ana Ines Mendy - Partner, McKinsey & Company, Inc

Ana Ines Mendy

Partner, McKinsey & Company, Inc
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Greg ​​​​​​​Akins - President & Chief Operating Officer, Wine Warehouse

Greg ​​​​​​​Akins

President & Chief Operating Officer, Wine Warehouse
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Taylor Amerman - Global Alcohol Responsibility Manager, Brown-Forman

Taylor Amerman

Global Alcohol Responsibility Manager, Brown-Forman
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Sarah Bettman - Director, Diversity & Inclusion, Constellation Brands

Sarah Bettman

Director, Diversity & Inclusion, Constellation Brands
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Karen Betts - Chief Executive, Scotch Whisky Association

Karen Betts

Chief Executive, Scotch Whisky Association
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Lesley Blackledge - Finance Director, Commercial Analytics, Pernod Ricard USA

Lesley Blackledge

Finance Director, Commercial Analytics, Pernod Ricard USA
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Amy Bourne - Senior Manager of Sustainability & Supplier Diversity, Marriott International

Amy Bourne

Senior Manager of Sustainability & Supplier Diversity, Marriott International
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Philana Bouvier - Senior Vice President of New Business Development, Young’s Market Company, & Chair, WSWA Women’s Leadership Council

Philana Bouvier

Senior Vice President of New Business Development, Young’s Market Company, & Chair, WSWA Women’s Leadership Council
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Danny Brager - SVP, Nielsen Beverage Alcohol Practice

Danny Brager

SVP, Nielsen Beverage Alcohol Practice
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Nova Cadamatre - Senior Director of Winemaking, Constellation Brands

Nova Cadamatre

Senior Director of Winemaking, Constellation Brands
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Heather Cox - Co-Founder and President, Certify My Company

Heather Cox

Co-Founder and President, Certify My Company
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Jessica Cyr - Assistant Vice President Sales Operations, Martignetti Companies

Jessica Cyr

Assistant Vice President Sales Operations, Martignetti Companies
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Kathleen DiBenedetto - Sr. Director, Luxury and On-Premise, Beam Suntory & Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame Member

Kathleen DiBenedetto

Sr. Director, Luxury and On-Premise, Beam Suntory & Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame Member
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Rita Di Lello - Vice President National Accounts On-Premise, J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines

Rita Di Lello

Vice President National Accounts On-Premise, J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines
BIO
Kevin Dolan - Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company, Chicago

Kevin Dolan

Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company, Chicago
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Rachael Ellas - Consultant, Ellas and Associates LLC

Rachael Ellas

Consultant, Ellas and Associates LLC
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Joe Essa - 2018 Vice Chair of the National Restaurant Association, President & CEO, Wolfgang Puck Worldwide

Joe Essa

2018 Vice Chair of the National Restaurant Association, President & CEO, Wolfgang Puck Worldwide
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Kristin Frei - Director of Chains, Republic National Distributing Company

Kristin Frei

Director of Chains, Republic National Distributing Company
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Stephanie Gallo - Chief Marketing Officer, E. & J. Gallo Winery

Stephanie Gallo

Chief Marketing Officer, E. & J. Gallo Winery
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Karen Hattrup - Vice President of Customer Development & Business Intelligence, Deutsch Family Wine and Spirits

Karen Hattrup

Vice President of Customer Development & Business Intelligence, Deutsch Family Wine and Spirits
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Kelly Hendriksen - Senior Manager of Brand Development, Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Kelly Hendriksen

Senior Manager of Brand Development, Ruth’s Chris Steak House
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Brad Holst  - Principal and Executive Director, Communications Strategy and Innovation, Mandel Communications

Brad Holst

Principal and Executive Director, Communications Strategy and Innovation, Mandel Communications
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Jan Jones Blackhurst - Executive Vice President, Public Policy & Corporate Responsibility, Caesars Entertainment

Jan Jones Blackhurst

Executive Vice President, Public Policy & Corporate Responsibility, Caesars Entertainment
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Rhonda Kallman - Founder & CEO, Boston Harbor Distillery, LLC

Rhonda Kallman

Founder & CEO, Boston Harbor Distillery, LLC
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Carol Kelley - On-Premise Sales Manager, So. CA, Beam Suntory

Carol Kelley

On-Premise Sales Manager, So. CA, Beam Suntory
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Danelle Kosmal - Vice President, Nielsen Beverage Alcohol Practice

Danelle Kosmal

Vice President, Nielsen Beverage Alcohol Practice
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Susan Kostrzewa - Executive Editor, Wine Enthusiast Media

Susan Kostrzewa

Executive Editor, Wine Enthusiast Media
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Arnice Lamb  - Manager, Supplier Diversity, The Walt Disney Company

Arnice Lamb

Manager, Supplier Diversity, The Walt Disney Company
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Kenyatta Lewis - Executive Director of Supplier Diversity, MGM Resorts International

Kenyatta Lewis

Executive Director of Supplier Diversity, MGM Resorts International
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Heather Manley - CEO, Whisky Som Certified, Crooked Water Spirits

Heather Manley

CEO, Whisky Som Certified, Crooked Water Spirits
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Barbara Marti - Director of Supply Chain/ Customer Service, Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits

Barbara Marti

Director of Supply Chain/ Customer Service, Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits
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Robin McBride - President, Vintner, and Sister, McBride Sisters Wines

Robin McBride

President, Vintner, and Sister, McBride Sisters Wines
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Rebecca Messina - Global Chief Marketing Officer, Uber

Rebecca Messina

Global Chief Marketing Officer, Uber
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Peggy Noe Stevens  - Author, Global Speaker, Media Spokesperson and Prominent Experiential Brand Strategist

Peggy Noe Stevens

Author, Global Speaker, Media Spokesperson and Prominent Experiential Brand Strategist
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Sharon O’Hara - Human Resources Business Partner, BevMo!

Sharon O’Hara

Human Resources Business Partner, BevMo!
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Maeve Pesquera - Senior Vice President, DAOU Vineyards & Winery

Maeve Pesquera

Senior Vice President, DAOU Vineyards & Winery
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David Rudman - Executive Director - USA, Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET)

David Rudman

Executive Director - USA, Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET)
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Steve Sprinkle - Vice President of US Sales for E. & J. Gallo Winery

Steve Sprinkle

Vice President of US Sales for E. & J. Gallo Winery
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Adam  Strum - Chairman, Wine Enthusiast Companies, Editor and Publisher, Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Adam Strum

Chairman, Wine Enthusiast Companies, Editor and Publisher, Wine Enthusiast Magazine
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Barkley J. Stuart - Executive Vice President, Director, Government Affairs, Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits

Barkley J. Stuart

Executive Vice President, Director, Government Affairs, Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits
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Debby Wang - Commercial Director of Analytics & Insights, Breakthru Beverage Group

Debby Wang

Commercial Director of Analytics & Insights, Breakthru Beverage Group
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Hillary Wirtz - Director of Diversity & Inclusion and On Premise Business Manager, Breakthru Beverage Group

Hillary Wirtz

Director of Diversity & Inclusion and On Premise Business Manager, Breakthru Beverage Group
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