Quintessential Taps Chris Ligenza as Division Sales Manager
Napa, CA — Quintessential, the family owned-and-operated Fine Wine Import, Sales and Marketing Company, continues to enlarge its sales ranks around the country with the addition of Christopher Ligenza in the role of Central Division Sales Manager.
Reporting to the Vice President, National Sales, B.J. Valencia, Chris is an experienced and passionate leader with a long and successful history in the wine and spirits business over the past 26 years. A strategic sales professional who has planned, executed and delivered results over and above target, Chris started as a sales representative with a local Illinois distributor and rose to Midwest Area Sales Manager for a boutique import/marketing company. He will direct the company’s sales managers and salespeople in the Midwest states of Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, West Virginia, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, and North and South Dakota.
Chris attended Northern Illinois University and currently resides in the Chicago, IL suburb of Arlington Heights with his wife and two sons. In addition to his “day job” in wine sales, Chris plays lead guitar in a rock band called Rocket Surgery.