Ackley Beverage Group Names Colleen Berard Northwest Sales Director
Ackley Beverage Group, a family investment company based in Seattle that provides financial and professional resources to partners in the Northwest wine industry, continues to grow its sales team by appointing Colleen Berard as Northwest Sales Director.
Berard holds degrees in Economics and Sociology from the University of Washington. Prior to joining the team at Ackley Beverage Group, Berard worked nine years for Dusted Valley, a celebrated grower and producer in Walla Walla responsible for Dusted Valley and Boomtown brands. After 5 years as the Assistant Tasting Room Manager, Berard was promoted to Regional Sales Manager responsible for developing distribution sales, as well as managing buyer relationships.
Having held responsibilities in direct-to-consumer and wholesale management, Berard has had a diverse and accomplished career in the Northwest wine industry making her a perfect fit for the growing team at Ackley Beverage Group. In her new role, Berard will oversee wholesale and account relationships for the Ackley Beverage Group portfolio of companies across several states, including two of their top markets
About Ackley Beverage Group
Ackley Beverage Group, a Seattle-based family investment company dedicated to supporting premium wine brands throughout the Northwest, brings financial and professional resources to partners in the wine industry. They are committed to the continuity and stewardship of a winery’s unique legacy, while providing the necessary resources for partners to reach their greatest potential. In addition to capital, the company provides professional support in management, operations, sales and marketing. Learn more at: www.ackleybeverage.com.