Union Wine Company Continues Sales Team Expansion with Two New Regional Managers
TUALATIN, OR – DECEMBER 12, 2016 - Union Wine Company owner Ryan Harms is proud to announce two new additions to the company's growing sales team. Devin Savano and Shannon Eastman join Union as Southwest Regional Manager and Southeast Regional Manager respectively. The addition of Savano and Eastman marks huge growth for the company’s sales team which has doubled in the past year.
"This was a big year for Union Wine Company. After hiring Rick Durette as our new VP of Global Sales in the spring, we knew that providing better support to our distributor partners was our priority” said Harms. “Devin and Shannon will help us accomplish that with their extensive national account experience and industry expertise. We are thrilled to have them on our team.”
Wine and wine sales combine Savano’s two passions and he brings 18 years of experience to the Union team, specifically in managing diverse portfolios. Savano spent the first 10 years of his career at Kendall-Jackson Winery. After developing a significant foundation in sales, Savano went on to serve in leading roles for Foley Family Wines and J Vineyards & Winery. Savano's outstanding leadership and devotion to the wine industry led him to Domaine Serene in the North Willamette Valley where he most recently served as National Sales Director. Savano also holds a Level One Certificate with the Court of Master Sommeliers. He spends his free time with his wife and coaching his two sons, and also finds time to golf.
Eastman joins the company as a skilled wine sales professional whose passion for the wine and spirits industry has taken her all over the country. Most recently, Eastman served as Director of National Accounts on Premise for Santa Margherita. Throughout her 15-year career she has worked with established companies, such as J Vineyards & Winery, Luxco Spirit Brands, Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC) and Glazer’s, and has built an expansive network of on and off premise relationships. Eastman earned her Certified Specialist of Wine certification in 2004, holds a Court of Masters Introductory Certification and completed the Wine & Spirit Education Trust Level II. In her free time she enjoys traveling, hiking and watching the Dallas Cowboys with her husband and 10 year old Chihuahua.
About Union Wine Company
ounded in 2005, Union Wine Company embraces the artistry of making great wine, minus all the fuss. Union cares more about what goes into the glass than what kind of glass it is. Not willing to sacrifice taste or value, Union’s founder and winemaker Ryan Harms challenges his team to balance tradition with the latest technology, crafting exceptional Oregon wines at extraordinary prices. Union’s three wine series, Underwood, Kings Ridge and Alchemist, all capture the spirit of Oregon in a way you can put on your table every day. Union Wine Co. wines are distributed in more than 40 national markets and 7 export markets. For more information on Union Wine Co. and where to find it, visit www.unionwinecompany.com or call 971.322.4791.