Michael E Klauer
Over 25-years of experience developing, operating, and leading successful entrepreneurial and large-scale distribution businesses.
Started working at Romano Brothers in family business, largest distributor in IL which eventually sold to Southern Wine & Spirits
Migrated to Power Distributing & Red Bull North America to lead on & off-premise initiatives driving Red Bull growth through 2010 – 3.5M cases of Red Bull. Transitioned to Heritage Wine Cellars to initiate their craft spirits division Built over 100,000 cases in over 3,000 accounts and developed the Legacy Spirits Division in Illinois Eventually expanded the business throughout Illinois and Colorado. Discovered true differentiation and success by treating distribution like a sport. 25-years of distribution experience across various channels & brands of various sizes.