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Senior Executive Committee

This committee is made up of representatives from our Founding, Diamond and Platinum Corporate Members. Our qualifying Corporate Member companies are responsible to submit qualified executives for inclusion on the committee based on the parameters tied to their leadership role established by WOTVS. The Senior Executive Committee’s focus is to identify and effectively implement different activations and opportunities to aid WOTVS in making and accelerating a positive impact across all three tiers; and to be the catalyst for other executives to take the lead in their companies to commit to gender diversity, equity and inclusion in the alcohol beverage industry.

Senior Executive Committee

This committee is made up of representatives from our Founding, Diamond and Platinum Corporate Members. Our qualifying Corporate Member companies are responsible to submit qualified executives for inclusion on the committee based on the parameters tied to their leadership role established by WOTVS. The Senior Executive Committee’s focus is to identify and effectively implement different activations and opportunities to aid WOTVS in making and accelerating a positive impact across all three tiers; and to be the catalyst for other executives to take the lead in their companies to commit to gender diversity, equity and inclusion in the alcohol beverage industry.
Gus Bozzo - Executive Vice President, National Accounts of Breakthru Beverage Group

Gus Bozzo

Executive Vice President, National Accounts of Breakthru Beverage Group
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Maureen Brekka - SVP Global Strategy Director, Portfolio, and Brands, Brown-Forman

Maureen Brekka

SVP Global Strategy Director, Portfolio, and Brands, Brown-Forman
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Kayla Campbell - Vice President, Total Talent, Diversity & Enterprise-wide Development, Pernod Ricard

Kayla Campbell

Vice President, Total Talent, Diversity & Enterprise-wide Development, Pernod Ricard
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Carl Carlson - President, Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey

Carl Carlson

President, Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey
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Kathleen DiBenedetto - Sr. Director, Sales Capabilities, Beam Suntory | Keepers of the Quaich USA Chapter; Bourbon Hall of Fame

Kathleen DiBenedetto

Sr. Director, Sales Capabilities, Beam Suntory | Keepers of the Quaich USA Chapter; Bourbon Hall of Fame
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Mel Dick - President, Wine Division & Senior Vice President, Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits

Mel Dick

President, Wine Division & Senior Vice President, Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits
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Renata Franzia Price - Founding Family Member | Project Manager-Finance, Bronco Wine Company

Renata Franzia Price

Founding Family Member | Project Manager-Finance, Bronco Wine 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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Dan Heller - Executive Vice President of Sales, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

Dan Heller

Executive Vice President of Sales, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates
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Marc Hirten - President & COO, Frederick Wildman and Sons

Marc Hirten

President & COO, Frederick Wildman and Sons
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Bruce Hunter - Managing Director, Shaw-Ross Intl. Importers

Bruce Hunter

Managing Director, Shaw-Ross Intl. Importers
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Vanessa Kay - Chief Marketing Officer & Executive Vice President, Brands, Moët Hennessy USA

Vanessa Kay

Chief Marketing Officer & Executive Vice President, Brands, Moët Hennessy USA
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Maggie Lapcewich - Chief Growth Officer, Breakthru Beverage Group

Maggie Lapcewich

Chief Growth Officer, Breakthru Beverage Group
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Derika Legg - Regional Vice President - West, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

Derika Legg

Regional Vice President - West, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates
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Cindy Leonard - Executive Vice President, General Manager, Fine Wine Divisions, Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits

Cindy Leonard

Executive Vice President, General Manager, Fine Wine Divisions, Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits
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Cynthia Lohr - Chief Brand Officer & Co-Owner, J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines

Cynthia Lohr

Chief Brand Officer & Co-Owner, J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines
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Lorraine Luke - Corporate Vice President, Human Resources Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC)

Lorraine Luke

Corporate Vice President, Human Resources Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC)
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Brittany Merrill-Yeng - Co-founder & Managing Member, Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey

Brittany Merrill-Yeng

Co-founder & Managing Member, Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey
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Will Payne - General Counsel, Americas, William Grant & Sons Inc

Will Payne

General Counsel, Americas, William Grant & Sons Inc
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Jill Potter - Vice President Supplier Business Development, Republic National Distributing Company

Jill Potter

Vice President Supplier Business Development, Republic National Distributing Company
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Zaarath Prokop - Chief Financial Officer, Frederick Wildman and Sons

Zaarath Prokop

Chief Financial Officer, Frederick Wildman and Sons
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Caroline Shaw  - Senior Director of Corporate and Marketing Communications, E. & J. Gallo Winery

Caroline Shaw

Senior Director of Corporate and Marketing Communications, E. & J. Gallo Winery
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Ann Stickler - Senior Vice President, Regional Managing Director, Brown Forman

Ann Stickler

Senior Vice President, Regional Managing Director, Brown Forman
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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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Arleen Wallen - Controller, Bronco Wine Company

Arleen Wallen

Controller, Bronco Wine Company
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