About Us


Management team

VinoPRO’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.

JEFF STEVENSON

FOUNDER, & CEO
Jeff has over 30 years of extensive business experience in sales, telesales, venture capital, business development, and software/information technology.

DONNIE VARNER

GENERAL MANAGER
Donnie Varner joined VinoPRO in late 2010.  As our General Manager, he spearheads our efforts to rapidly expand our organization.

LORI ADAMS

CFO, SR VICE PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS & ADMINISTRATION
 Lori Adams has over 30 years of experience in customer service, operations, office management and sales support. 

ERIN LOY

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.

KYLE LEIS

VICE PRESIDENT, SALES
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.

JORDAN RUDY

VICE PRESIDENT, BUSINESS STRATEGY
As Vice President of Business Strategy, Jordan helps set the strategic direction of VinoPRO. With a background in both winery hospitality as well as the three tier world Jordan brings a unique perspective to Direct to Consumer sales.

JEFF REILLY

CORPORATE CHEF
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.

ROB LORENZ

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.

DREW WILSON

CLIENT SERVICES TEAM MANAGER
Drew Wilson joined the VinoPRO team in 2018 to head up the new Client Services Division. Our customer service department takes more than 10,000 phone calls  a month with an average answer rate of 95%, and with time to answer average of 3 seconds. In addition the team answers all inbound emails as well as scheduling all tours and tastings for visitors to the wineries.

Board members

VinoPRO’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.

JEFF STEVENSON

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.

MARTIN JONES

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.

Advisors

At 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

ADVISOR
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.

ERIC OWEN

ADVISOR
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.

SONYIA GRABSKI

ADVISOR
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.

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