SONOMA COUNTY, Calif., February 1, 2022 – Foley Family Wines (FFW), one of the fastest growing luxury wine producers in the United States, today announced leadership changes & expansion within its Sales organization.
Industry veteran Jonathan Hollister has been promoted from Vice President of Sales (West) to Chief Sales Officer and will lead global sales for FFW’s expanding portfolio. Prior to his time with FFW, Hollister held senior sales leadership roles at Stoli Group and Jackson Family Wines.
“Jonathan’s extensive industry experience, combined with the leadership he has already displayed in his time at Foley Family Wines, make him the ideal candidate to lead our global Sales team.” said Foley Family Wines President Shawn Schiffer.
Len White has been promoted to Vice President of Sales, West backfilling CSO Hollister. Most recently White served as Division Sales Manager responsible for California and Hawaii and was instrumental in executing a successful strategic wholesaler realignment with Southern Glazers Wines & Spirits while aggressively growing volume, value, and revenue. White will report to Hollister.
Rob Carruthers has been promoted to a newly created role of Senior Vice President, Strategic Accounts. In his expanded role, Carruthers will lead teams responsible for on and off-premise national accounts and will report to CSO Hollister. FFW also announced the promotions of both Crystal Crump and Joe Colangelo to Director Strategic Accounts Retail (East) and Director Strategic Accounts Retail (West) respectively. Both Crump and Colangelo will report to SVP, Strategic Accounts Carruthers along with Devon Louquet, Vice President Strategic Accounts On-Premise.
About Foley Family Wines
Established by Bill Foley in 1996, Foley Family Wines is a portfolio of highly acclaimed wines from some of the world’s greatest vineyards. The company owns more than two dozen wineries across the globe, each with its own distinct wine style, legacy, and approach to hospitality. In addition, the Foley Food & Wine Society offers members a luxury lifestyle community that celebrates culinary experiences, entertainment, and travel in the United States, New Zealand, France, and Argentina.