Winebusiness.com - Homepage for the Wine Industry

Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America Promotes Jo Moak to SVP


Date: 02/27/13

Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) president and CEO Craig Wolf announced the promotion of two long-term employees. Catherine McDaniel was promoted to vice president, government affairs, and Jo Moak was promoted to senior vice president and co-general counsel, corporate and regulatory.

Moak manages internal corporate legal matters and advises on regulatory issues facing wholesalers at the state and federal levels. She also oversees WSWA’s educational foundation, strategic planning and risk management programs, and helps to manage a number of matters related to finance and administration and meetings and conventions.

Before joining WSWA in 2006, Moak worked as an associate attorney with Hogan & Hartson, LLP (now Hogan Lovells) and Darby & Darby PC, where she worked on intellectual property, licensing and brand protection matters. Moak graduated from Washington College of Law at American University in Washington, D.C., and earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia. She resides in McLean, Va., with her husband and three children.

“Jo and Catherine are long-time employees of WSWA who have helped us grow the association’s political presence, expand our footprint as a national association, and increase the impact of our events, member services and philanthropic programs,” Wolf said. “These promotions recognize their commitment to the association and its members and will continue to enable WSWA to serve as a leading association in the wine and spirits sector,” he added.

WSWA is a national trade association representing the wholesale tier of the wine and spirits industry. With more than 350 member companies around the country, WSWA is the voice for wholesalers in Congress, the administration, the courts, with the news media and in communities across America.

Information about WSWA is available at www.wswa.org.

Job Function: President/Owner/GM

submit people news

Submit your press release and photo to people@winebusiness.com

wines & vines directory

Search wineries, growers, distributors, and industry suppliers in North America

latest used barrels

- used barrels  •  yesterday at 9:03PM PDT
- used barrels  •  yesterday at 11:03AM PDT
- used barrels  •  Aug 30, 2014 at 3:53PM PDT
- used barrels  •  Aug 30, 2014 at 3:52PM PDT

latest real estate

- real estate  •  Aug 29, 2014 at 10:45AM PDT
- real estate  •  Aug 28, 2014 at 3:32PM PDT
- real estate  •  Aug 27, 2014 at 10:05AM PDT
- real estate  •  Aug 27, 2014 at 9:54AM PDT
- real estate  •  Aug 27, 2014 at 9:54AM PDT

latest used equipment

- used equipment  •  2 hours ago
- used equipment  •  yesterday at 5:43PM PDT
- used equipment  •  yesterday at 12:26AM PDT
- used equipment  •  Aug 30, 2014 at 2:54PM PDT
- used equipment  •  Aug 30, 2014 at 9:27AM PDT

latest services & supplies

- services & supplies  •  Aug 29, 2014 at 11:55AM PDT
- services & supplies  •  Aug 29, 2014 at 11:16AM PDT
- services & supplies  •  Aug 26, 2014 at 3:44PM PDT
- services & supplies  •  Aug 25, 2014 at 3:25PM PDT
- services & supplies  •  Aug 25, 2014 at 7:24AM PDT

industry events

Search Events:

Copyright© 1994-2014 by Wine Communications Group. All Rights Reserved. Copyright protection extends to all written material, graphics, backgrounds and layouts. None of this material may be reproduced for any reason without written permission of the Publisher. Wine Business Insider, Wine Business Monthly, Grower & Cellar News and Wine Market News are all trademarks of Wine Communications Group and will be protected to the fullest extent of the law.