Marc Bushala

CEO and Board Director

Marc is a serial entrepreneur with extensive experience in creating and building businesses throughout the United States and Europe in the marketing services, real estate, food and beverage, media and entertainment sectors. From launching two music television channels in Eastern Europe with Sir Bob Geldof to owning and operating F&B and special event venues to launching successful spirits brands, Marc has a 30-year track record for creating and managing dynamic businesses. Marc was formally President and CEO of Angel Share Brands, LLC owner of Angel’s Envy Bourbon.

mbushala@spiritsinvestors.com

Ryan Perry

President

Ryan has an extensive global background in spirits, specifically whiskey, where he was a leader on the North American whiskey strategy group at Diageo. In parallel, Ryan headed the Diageo Global Cask Council for the Western Hemisphere where he managed all the new and used casks programs for Diageo’s bourbon, whiskey, scotch, rum and tequila platforms. Ryan has led over $100M in aged spirits transactions to strategic global spirit companies, craft distilleries, and successfully growing small brands. With the help of Jordan Via, Ryan has created the initial whiskey offerings of Heaven’s Door.

rperry@spiritsinvestors.com

Marc North

Finance Director

Holding a certified public accountant title with relevant managerial, corporate accounting and audit experience, Marc is a result-oriented professional with strong organizational and time management skills. Specializing in GAAP accounting, financial reporting/analysis and budgeting, Marc is a highly motivated and self-driven team leader with experience in the spirits industry (Anheuser-Busch) and leading teams with corporate/regional initiatives (McDonald’s Corporation).

mnorth@spiritsinvestors.com

Al Vallejo

Creative Director

Al is a self proclaimed “graphics geek” with over 25 years of design and commercial print experience. Prior to joining SIP, Al worked with companies of various size and industry worldwide to reach their target through compelling visuals and storytelling. Having worked with agencies, printing companies and a few other folks along the way, Al has learned the importance of analyzing trends and consumer dynamics to develop innovative strategies that differentiate his clients in the marketplace. A native of Ecuador and resident of the world, Al currently calls Chicago and Miami home.

 

avallejo@spiritsinvestors.com

Ryan Forsyth

National Sales Director

Ryan Forsyth has more than 20 years of spirit industry sales and management experience. Starting his career in 1997 at Glazer’s Distributors in San Antonio, Ryan then transitioned into a supplier role with Bacardi USA. He later became regional manager overseeing the company’s business portfolio for all channels in multiple states. In 2009, he partnered with Incubrands Spirits Group (now Mahalo Spirits Group) as VP of SW Division. There, he helped develop Angel’s Envy, Papa’s Pilar Rums and Suerte Tequilas.

ryanforsyth@spiritsinvestors.com

Marissa Orlove

Administrative Manager

Whitney Read

Art Director

Amber Houston

Compliance Analyst & Logistics Coordinator

Wayne Knabel

Director of Operations

Pete Fernandez

EVP Sales East

Sam Ham

EVP Sales West

James Duich

Field Marketing Coordinator and Brand Ambassador

Ryan Mullen

Finance Manager

Alex Moore

Head of Operations, Supply Chain, and Maturation

Barry Hue

Midwest Director

Gina Pisano

On Premise District Manager

Michael Emmanuel

Operations Director

Noelle Wheeler

Payroll and HR Manager

Stephen Wieck

Plant Manager

Dan Massucco

Regional Manager CA, AZ

Julie Tucker

Regional Manager FL, GA

JT Carkuff

Regional Manager TN, KY, AR

Jordan Davis

Regional Manager TX, OK, LA

Nicole Pearlman

SIP Senior Brand Manager

Johnny Mishu

SIP Senior Brand Manager

Aly Gonzalez

Senior Accountant

Patrick Carroll

Supply Chain Manager

Matthew Sutton

Trade Marketing Analyst

Steve Ackerman

VP Sales Northeast