Jason Neri Regional Sales Manager

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Domaine Select Wine & Spirits                                                                                            September 2018 – Present

Regional Sales Manager – Midwest (IL, IN, MO, KS)

•        Oversees National and Regional Key Account Relationships and Sales Programming

•        Manages Distributor Sales, Inventory, Programming and Goal Setting for 9 distributors throughout region

•        Formulated four state budget that will maximize brand exposure and result in exceeding sales goals for 2019

•        Develops regional marketing plan based on brand objectives for each state

•        Marketing and launching eight new wine and spirits brands in 2019 with separate wholesale network


New Belgium Brewing                                                                                                         August 2017 – August 2018

Area Sales Manager – Illinois

•        Management and development of five Salespersons covering Illinois

•        Mentored team on implementation of new CRM software system

•        Recruited and onboarded new salesperson and brand ambassador for key territory

•        Managed all aspects of complex distributor network of 16 separate companies

•        Delivered Sales Team’s execution of 42 promotional events surrounding Tour de Fat 2018

•        Managed statewide launch of innovative new brands: The Hemperor, Juicy Haze, Bicycle Kick, and Tartastic

•        Built a Sales Call Training Course for Fine Dining On-Premise Accounts that was utilized company wide


Jackson Family Wines

July 2015- August 2017

District Manager – Ohio

•        Management of all 52 brands of the Jackson Family wine portfolio across 11 wholesalers in a fragmented Franchise market

•        Mentored two newly hired District Managers in our Region

•        Grew luxury portfolio by 55% over two years

•        Successful statewide launch of seven newly acquired brands across multiple wholesalers

•        Established first ever Marketing Partnership with a Nationally Recognized Music Festival leading to increase of 30% in sales and 60% in distribution for mature brand that previously had negative trends


Wirtz Beverage (Breakthru Beverage)

February 2011-June 2015

Sales Consultant – On Premise (Chicago Metro & Western Suburbs)

•        Led team education, tracked sales success, and implemented incentive program as the JFW Imports Ambassador

•        Re-established our brands and presence in a territory that had been vacant for 8 months

Sales Associate – Retail (Chicago Metro & Western Suburbs)

•        Leadership of team consistently recognized by Director of Sales

•        Exceeded sales goals and grew territory case sales by 70% in competitive downtown market

•        Won multiple national incentive programs from Gallo Wines & Spirits



University of Missouri – Columbia, Bachelor’s in Psychology                                                                                                                                                                                        May 2009

Cannabis Training University – Master Certificate                                                         December 2018

Society of Wine Educators – Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW)                                 February 2013