January 2020 | Biz Buzz
BUZZ FROM CORPORATE
→ Every Friday we salute an Associate who demonstrates our core values by posting his or her photo and background on Heidelberg’s social media channels Facebook and Twitter. Congratulations to these Associates who were featured in December:
December 6: John Elfring, Kentucky Administration
December 13: Kenneth Russell, Columbus Operations
December 20: David Danko, Cleveland Sales Professional
December 27: Chelsea Simon, Lorain Sales Support
→ Jack Kremer joined the company in December as Pricing & Item Coordinator. He is a recent graduate of the University of Louisville and comes to us from a liquor store in northern Kentucky. Jack is part of Tom McNally’s pricing and costing team and works in the Cincinnati office.
→ Vail Miller Jr. has been named Chairperson of the Constellation Beer Distributor’s Panel. It is his second year on the panel and first as the chairperson. Congratulations, Vail!
BUZZ FROM OHIO VALLEY
→ Welcome Liz Monger, Ohio Valley’s new Payroll/Benefits Administrator. Liz comes to our company from the hospitality industry. She had been with the Hyatt Regency in Austin, Texas and then joined the Cincinnati Hyatt in Cincinnati, managing teams and their payroll and benefits.
BUZZ FROM TOLEDO
→ November Sales Professionals of the Month:
Heidelberg Beer – Nile Kamlani
Heidelberg Wine – Ryan Nowak
Berman Wine – Sara Campbell
THE 5TH ANNUAL GREAT LAKES CHRISTMAS ALE DELIVERY ARRIVED AT ACCOUNTS
BY A CLYDESDALE-DRAWN TROLLEY. THIS YEAR DONATIONS WERE COLLECTED
FOR THE SEAGATE FOOD BANK.
BUZZ FROM COLUMBUS
TAKING THE LEAD FROM LAST YEAR’S HOLIDAY SPIRIT, THE ADMIN TEAM DECORATED
A FESTIVE WELCOME FOR ALL COLUMBUS ASSOCIATES COMING INTO THE OFFICE.
“GRAPES AND WINE TREE” IN THE COLUMBUS LOBBY
BUZZ FROM CINCINNATI
→ The meeting room was filled with the aroma of sugar and spice on December 13 when Associates gathered for the first holiday cookie exchange. Some 25 dozen cookies, brownies, cookie bars and candy were devoured or taken home for later feasting. Thanks to everyone who participated – we enjoyed a few of those “ugly sweaters” too!
CINCINNATI’S VICTOR’S PRIDE SPIRIT TEAM DECORATED THE KITCHEN MEETING ROOM
FOR THE HOLIDAY COOKIE EXCHANGE.
TOM McNALLY, DIRECTOR OF PRICING & COSTING, AND JOE NOLL, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER,
POSE INSIDE OF THE VICTOR-GRAM FRAME AT THE CINCINNATI HOLIDAY COOKIE EXCHANGE.
VICTOR’S PRIDE SPIRIT TEAM POSES WITH THE VICTOR-GRAM FRAME.
LEFT-TO-RIGHT: COURTNEY PHIBBS (DOWN IN FRONT), DIANE ELLISON,
KELLY FINE, JENNIFER WALLACE AND JAZZ MCMULLEN.
CINCINNATI’S LOBBY TREE
JAZZ MCMULLEN, CINCINNATI BEER AND WINE DESK CUSTOMER SERVICE,
DECKS THE HALLS IN THE CINCINNATI LOBBY.
CINCINNATI REVENUE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES GATHERED TOGETHER FOR HOLIDAY FUN
AND GAMES IN THE CINCINNATI KITCHEN MEETING ROOM. THE GROUP IS CELEBRATING THEIR FIRST
DEPARTMENT HOLIDAY PARTY, PLANNED BY JENNIFER WALLACE AND ALI WILKENS.
LEFT-TO-RIGHT: JACKIE CRISP, ALI WILKENS, MARIA HINTZ, AUSTIN GAMEL, DAKOTA WOODS,
DAVID SNELL, NICK HOWREY (KY), ELAINE PICKERAL, NANCY KORDENBROCK, MINDY MARTIN,
LAURA TATE, TOM McNALLY (Director of Pricing), SHAWN PALMATIER (VP of Revenue), and ERIC KOCHER.
THINGS GOT FESTIVE FOR REVENUE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES! LEFT-TO-RIGHT: ERIC KOCHER, TOM McNALLY,
ALI WILKENS, LAURA TATE, MINDY MARTIN, NANCY KORDENBROCK, NICK HOWREY, JENNIFER WALLACE,
DAKOTA WOODS, AUSTIN GAMEL, DAVID SNELL, ELAINE PICKERAL, JACKIE CRIPS, AND MARIA HINTZ.
BUZZ FROM YOUNGSTOWN
→ Steven Krohn starts his new position as Operations Manager on January 6. He has been with Heidelberg Youngstown since August, 2018 working as a sales professional. Prior to joining the company Steven worked in the beverage industry for both Coca-Cola and Pepsi Company as a small format account manager. Steven is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom having served in the United States Army as a Lead Gunner. In his spare time, he enjoys painting and he has an extensive collection of retro shoes!
BUZZ FROM KENTUCKY
INTRODUCING CUARTO DOMINIO TO THE MARKET ARE (LEFT-TO-RIGHT) VINCE KARLAGE, JIMMY CARPENTER, STEVE HUNTER, HEATHER MCNAMRA, KEN LANGE, PAULA WITKOWSKI-BATES (OF WENTE), ANDRES BLANCHARD (OF CUARTO DOMINIO), TYLER BREAKE, KYMBER HENSON, BOBBY HOWELL AND JOSHUA MULBERRY.
THE LOUISVILLE TEAM HAD A GREAT TIME AT THEIR HOLIDAY PARTY HELD AT EXECUTIVE STRIKE AND SPARE.
LEFT-TO-RIGHT: PARKER MILLER, DAVID ZOELLER, KAYLA FARKUS, KIAH BROWN, HANNAH ARBAUGH,
STEPHANIE ADAMS, DAWN BIANCONCINI, JOSHUA MULBERRY, GABRIEL MAHAFFEY AND JERRY BORZIE.
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