Michael Lester New Midwest Regional Sales Manager for Groth Vineyards & Winery
March 25, 2015, Oakville, Calif.—Groth Vineyards & Winery director of sales and marketing Ken Uhl announces the following appointments: Michael Lester as midwest regional sales manager and Brian Driver as eastern regional sales manager.
As regional sales managers, both Lester and Driver work closely with distributors, actively call on key accounts, and assist the sales force. In making the announcement, Uhl said, “We are pleased to have such experienced sales managers, which will no doubt result in increased Groth wine presence in both markets.”
Mike Lester joined the Groth sales team in January as midwest regional sales manager. Lester began his wine sales career with Monarch Beverage Company in Indiana. He later worked with Cellar Door a Division of Constellation, and most recently De Bortoli Wines as vice president of sales and marketing. He is based in Magnolia, Texas.