As lead partner, Charlie managed the business with founder Marty Herrick until 2010, and is now focused on long term strategy and ensuring Wineshipping continues to offer the best services and performance to all customers. Charlie also serves on the Board of Tokyo based Rakuten, Inc., and is Chairman of Reyn Spooner.
Wineshipping Team Member since 2004.
Chief Executive Officer
Rick has spent over 30 years managing global and domestic supply chain operations in the 3PL industry. With an in-depth understanding of the wine industry, Rick has spearheaded and executed strategic initiatives that drive value and competitive advantage across Wineshipping’s diverse client base. Drawing on his past experience as the President of APL Logistics Asia, CEO of Sumitomo Logistics Americas and the CEO of Fleetgistics, Rick has utilized his global M&A and business process experience to acquire, integrate and manage Wineshipping’s growth in order to become the nation’s leading provider of supply chain services for the wine industry.
Wineshipping Team Member since 2009.
Chief Financial Officer
Michael has spent 30+ years in various industries with high growth, dynamic, entrepreneurial companies. His tenure at Cytosport, Century Theaters and Yes! Entertainment highlighted his proficiency in strategic leadership, planning, budgeting and performance management and led to the successful sale of several of these companies. Michael has contributed many behind the scenes improvements for Wineshipping's customers and shareholders with his precision planning, and strategic business outlook.
Wineshipping Team Member since 2015.
Sr. Vice President, Operations
Since settling in the Napa wine country from South Africa in 2000; Laine has been focused on the Direct to Consumer sector of the wine industry. He has held roles as Vice President of Merchandising for the wine division of 1800Flowers.com and Vice President of Operations for The Winetasting Network. Overseeing all of Wineshipping's Operations, Laine and his team focus on accuracy, efficiency and service excellence. Laine continues to drive state of the art supply chain solutions for Wineshipping's customers.
Wineshipping Team Member since 2013.
Vice President, Technology
Throughout Ravi's extensive supply chain, logistics and data analytics career at NetApp, Inc., Safeway and APL Logistics, he has built multiple breakthrough industry solutions and platforms, garnering a reputation as a leader in both software development and business management. His accomplishments include the build-out of an integrated order management, fulfillment and event-level visibility platform across the global supply chain for a third-party logistics provider for its major customers. Ravi leads Wineshipping's Technology team and is driving major innovation and new features both internally and for our customers.
Wineshipping Team Member since 2016.
Director of Sales & Account Management
Jennifer's 25 years of Sales and Client Relationship building have contributed to the growth of Wineshipping to the largest DTC Fulfillment company in the wine industry. With her background as Direct to Consumer Manager for 8 years at several leading wineries; Jennifer was a natural fit to serve our clients and understand the business from the customer point of view. Her long history of customer service leadership and sales performance for various high-tech companies including Intuit and Apple, have resulted in best in class customer service for our clients.
Wineshipping Team Member since 2007.
Director of Customer Service
For 23 years Maren has worked in the wine industry with a complete focus on customer satisfaction. Her experience in Sales for an Importer in Germany and her 18 years working in DTC Fulfillment ensure Wineshipping customers are handled with the best of care. Maren and her team enjoy the relationship created with each client and view each one as family.
Wineshipping Team Member since 2012.