Wine Colleagues announced that Jon Moramarco joined the company as a full partner. Jon grew up in the wine business, and has operated as a CEO of various wine companies for seventeen years with net sales spanning from $50 million to over $1 billion. Nine years of his CEO tenure was with companies focused on super premium to luxury wines. The other eight years involved companies with portfolios across many price points and categories in the wine business. He has had operational responsibility for wineries from 5,000 case capacity to well over 10 million cases. His responsibilities have also included wineries and wine companies in many of the major wine producing countries of the world.
At Wine Colleagues, Jon and Mike Jellison direct the Management Services and Business Development practice, bringing experience, insight, and expertise to the challenges faced by wineries and wine businesses of all sizes and in all wine market segments.
“We think Jon is a perfect fit for our group – both respected and well liked by his peers,” says Herb Schmidt, a founder of Wine Colleagues who directs the Government and Industry Relations practice. “Our view is that people in the wine industry are by nature collegial, so we take both pleasure and pride in advancing the interests of our clients.”
Wine Colleagues offers business advocacy and services to its clients in the areas of Management and Business Development, Government and Industry Relations, and Marketing and Consumer Research. Further information on the company can be found at WineColleagues.com.