Management teamVinoPRO’s management team is blessed with seasoned professionals who come from diverse backgrounds, but all share the passion that comes with understanding all aspects of the Direct to Consumer Wine Business, as well as what it takes to truly become a World-Class Company.
FOUNDER, & CEO
Jeff has over 30 years of extensive business experience in sales, telesales, venture capital, business development, and software/information technology.
VICE PRESIDENT, SALES
Donnie Varner joined VinoPRO in late 2010. As our Vice President of Sales, he Spearheads our efforts to rapidly expand our sales organization.
SR VICE PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS & ADMINISTRATION
Lori Adams has over 30 years of experience in customer service, operations, office management and sales support.
CHIEF TECHNOLOLGY OFFICER
Erin Loy is a hands-on technology executive who draws inspiration from a diverse technical background. He has a proven ability to design and deliver highly available and scalable systems.
DIRECTOR, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Rob Lorenz joined VinoPRO in late 2014 as Director of Business Development, a position that will serve to help grow our thriving company.
DIRECTOR, SALES & EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT
Kyle has been a key part of the VinoPRO Family since joining the company in early 2012 after graduating from Sonoma State University with a Bachelors in Business Management.
Vice President and Founding Member helped design and create our companies first CRM systems and training curriculum. He was also the company’s first DTC sales manager to hire, train and coach a team of over 20 DTC sales reps from 2009-2010. During that time, VinoPRO’s direct to consumer sales grew from $500,000 to over $3 million in sales.
As Director of National Accounts, Jordan manages the relationships between VinoPRO and all client partners. With a background in both winery hospitality as well as the three tier world Jordan brings a unique perspective to Direct to Consumer sales.
CLIENT SERVICES TEAM MANAGER
Kelley Jensen joined the VinoPRO team at the end of 2015 to head up the new Client Services Division. Since then, the department has taken more than 60,000 phone calls with an average answer rate of 95%, and with time to answer average of 3 seconds.
Residing as Executive Chef at Drake’s by the Bay in Bodega Bay for over 22 years, Chef Jeff Reilly takes great pride in finding delicious, locally-sourced ingredients from the bounty of Sonoma County.
Board membersVinoPRO’s Board of directors is made up of industry veterans who understand the wine business, and help craft and implement the long-term vision of the company.
FOUNDER, & CEO Jeff Stevenson founded VinoPRO in late 2007. He is a partner and winemaker for Herrerias Cellars, a small, artisan winery producing Gold Medal winning wines from Sonoma County since 1987 from locally grown Pinot Noir, Zinfandel, Cabernet, Syrah, Malbec and Tempranillo.
BOARD MEMBER Independent management consultant specializing in sales, marketing and financial management. Focused on helping beverage alcohol companies companies define and leverage their competitive advantage.
LORI M. ADAMS
BOARD MEMBER Lori Adams has over 30 years of experience in customer service, operations, office management and sales support. She has worked with accounts such as Wells Fargo, Bank of America, AT&T, Pacific Bell, City of San Francisco, Franklin Investments, and many more.
AdvisorsAt VinoPRO, our Board of Advisors is a critical part of our leadership team. Each of them is called on regularly to offer their particular expertise for our wine industry efforts, ensuring that all of our programs offer the most successful models. This active service, along with regular updates, keeps them intimately involved in the operations of VinoPRO.
Michael Houlihan is a highly sought-after business strategist, speaker, consultant, and trainer. As a successful serial entrepreneur, he provides decades of real-world, practical business experience.
Call center executive with more than 20 years of call center leadership experience. Manage global sales, retention and customer service teams across a number of industries and global locations.
With more than 15 years of experience in direct-to-consumers wine sales Sonyia Grabski is a prime thought leader and amplifier in identifying market trends, innovative DTC approaches in the wine industry.