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March 08, 2021

WOTVS CONNECT! Raise your Glass for EQUALITY


Join us for our very first virtual event for Corporate Members as we gather to connect, collaborate, and commit to making a diverse, equitable and inclusive industry for all to thrive.

The Town Hall format will provide an opportunity for attendees to ask questions live to the panelists. The event will also include interactive networking sessions so we can all come together to learn, celebrate, and be inspired as a community.



8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Set up your profile, meet & greet other attendees and engage in discussions with one another in the Networking Lounges

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Welcome Address
Business Development & Innovation (BD&I) Town Hall
Roundtable Discussion: Senior Male Leaders Share their Commitment to DE&I
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Town Hall
Closing & Live Music Performance

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Networking Lounges


BD&I Town Hall - Confirmed Speakers
Rhonda Motil, VP of Marketing, J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines (moderator)
Regan Clarke, VP of Marketing, Pernod Ricard USA
Nicole Jordan, SVP, Commercial Transformation & Digital Strategy, SGWS
Laura Petry, VP, Group Brand Director, Emerging Brands, Brown-Forman

Roundtable Discussion:

Senior Male Leaders Share their Commitment to DE&I - Confirmed Speakers
Steve Billey, General Manager, Bronco Wine Company
Gus Bozzo, EVP, National Accounts, Breakthru Beverage Group
Carl Carlson, President, Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey
Dan Heller, EVP of Sales, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates
Marc Hirten, President, Frederick Wildman & Sons
Barkley Stuart, EVP, Director, Government Affairs, SGWS

DE&I Town Hall - Confirmed Speakers
Ingrid Hobbs, PMP, D&I Professional, William Grant & Sons (moderator)
Lisa Catanzaro, SVP, HR Strategy & Talent, Breakthru Beverage Group
Dr. Atira Charles, Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Moet Hennessy
Maribel Delgato, Sr. Associate, General Counsel, E. & J. Gallo Winery
Erika Hopkins, Corporate VP, Culture & Corporate Social Responsibility, RNDC
Victoria Russell, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Beam Suntory

Who should attend?
WOTVS Corporate Member Senior Executives, Management and Employees*

Cost to attend?

*Employees must have an active membership profile on the WOTVS website to register. Employees must sign up for their complimentary membership profile with their company email address, per your Corporate Membership agreement. If you have additional employees, of wholly owned brands or subsidiaries, that wish to attend and do not have access through your existing Corporate Membership, please contact Elizabeth Campbell Boyd at elizabeth@womenofthevine.com.

12:30 - 1:30 PM PST
Open to WOTVS Global Community / Public / Consumers

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM
Networking, Fun & Games

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Speakers, Live Music and Toast!

This is the first time WOTVS has ever hosted a consumer-facing event. Don’t miss this unprecedented opportunity to get in front of our members, supporters, followers, your consumers and the public at large!

More Details to be Announced!

As corporate members you only have to register once. Registration for the WOTVS CONNECT! automatically registers you for the Raise Your Glass For Equality Virtual Toast.