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Our Management Team

Peter Byck, co-founder, CEO & President ( peter@wineryexchange.com )
Mr. Byck co-founded Winery Exchange after serving as VP of Strategy & Business Development for Golden State Vintners, formerly one of the largest vineyard and winery owners in California. Mr. Byck holds an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a BS in Computer Science and Math from the University of California at Davis. He was raised in Sonoma County in the heart of California's wine country, and his family owns and operates Paradise Ridge Winery in Santa Rosa, CA.

Oliver Colvin, Chief Operating Officer ( oliver.colvin@wineryexchange.com )
Prior to joining Winery Exchange, Mr. Colvin was Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at Silicon Valley Bank. Prior to Silicon Valley Bank, Mr. Colvin was a partner in the Palo Alto law firm of Fthenakis & Colvin. Mr. Colvin holds a BA in Economics from the University of California at Davis, a JD degree from the Santa Clara University School of Law, and an LL.M. degree in Securities Regulation from the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C.

John Gilmer, SVP Finance & Technology ( john.gilmer@wineryexchange.com )
Mr. Gilmer is responsible for Winery Exchange's Finance and Technology functions. He also serves as the Company's Corporate Treasurer. Prior to joining Winery Exchange, he was a member of the senior management team of Instill Corporation, an information services company. He served eight years as the Chief Information Officer of Sybase, Inc. and was a Manager with Andersen Consulting (Accenture). Mr. Gilmer holds a BA degree in Business Economics from Golden Gate University in San Francisco.

Bill Narlock, SVP Corporate Development ( bill.narlock@wineryexchange.com )

Mr. Narlock is responsible for the corporate development and supply chain services at Winery Exchange. Prior to joining the Winery Exchange team, Mr. Narlock was the Managing Director at Myer-Holum International Consulting in Australia. He currently is a member of the board for his family winery, Nichelini, the oldest continuously owned and operated winery in Napa Valley. He holds a BS in Math and Computer Science from the University of California, Davis. He now resides in San Anselmo where he enjoys mountain biking and abalone diving in his free time.

Shawn Schiffer, SVP Sales ( shawn.schiffer@wineryexchange.com )

As Senior Vice President of Sales for Winery Exchange, Mr. Schiffer is responsible for the global sales of the companyís complete portfolio of private/control label, and national brands of beer, wine, and spirits. Prior to joining Winery Exchange, he spent over 20 years leading national accounts sales and category management teams at such organizations as Guinness-Bass Import Co., Beckís North America, Heineken USA, and Wirtz Beverage Illinois. Mr. Schiffer also served as an infantry officer in the US Army. He is a graduate of Central Connecticut State University and the Gonzaga University School of Law.

Oren Lewin, SVP Marketing ( oren.lewin@wineryexchange.com )

Mr. Lewin joined Winery Exchange in 2013. He oversees all marketing and creative services initiatives for the companyís entire wine, beer and spirits portfolio. Orenís marketing team is responsible for developing packaging, promotions and public relations, and works closely with the winemaking and production team to develop custom wine, beer and spirits brands for leading retail chains in the U.S. Lewin brings 20 years of strategic marketing and leadership experience to Winery Exchange. Throughout his career, he has held leadership positions at Blends, Inc., Constellation Wines U.S., Fosterís Wine Estates and The Clorox Company.

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