Napa CA (February 22, 2012) – Folio Fine Wine Partners has added three veteran wine marketing and sales executives to their southeast region: Jennifer Hornor, Southeast Area Sales Manager based in Atlanta; Glenn Basser, Southeast Business Manager in Southern FL; and Miguel Pla, Florida Market Manager in Miami.
“These additions reinforce our commitment to continued growth by developing a structure for the long-term. The new members of our sales team should help us maintain our momentum in several key markets,” said David Francke, Managing Director at Folio Fine Wine Partners.
Born in Atlanta, Hornor majored in International Business and graduated from Oglethorpe University. She taught French and then managed public relations for Chateau Cantenac Brow, Grand Cru Margaux. After serving as a regional sales manager for Gallo in Lyon France, she returned to work for wine wholesalers in Atlanta and Birmingham before joining Folio in November, 2011. She lives in Atlanta.
Basser was born in Chicago and graduated from the University of Rhode Island in Business and Political Science. After administrative sales positions at Charmer Industries in New York City, he moved on to New York Sales Manager for Kobrand. He then joined Grgich Hills, prominent Napa winery, rising to National Sales Manager based in New York. He joined Folio in November, 2011. Basser lives in southern FL with his family.
Born in Puerto Rico, Pla started school at the Swiss Hotel Management School Les Roches and continued his studies at Florida International University graduating with a B.S. in Hospitality Management. He entered the wine industry with Diageo and Moet Hennessy in Miami and held management positions in area distributor companies before joining Folio in August. He lives in Miami.