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Accelerated Brands Corporation

Develop an alternative distribution network in Wine and Spirits Industry addressing the need for branding support across the 3-tier system.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location Chicago, IL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2010
  • Employees 4

Company Summary

Large distributor consolidation in Wine & Spirits Industry creates the opportunity to develop an alternative network of small distributors in key markets focused on development of 3rd tier brands, supported by a strong brand-building management/advisory team. Team is experienced in all aspects of the Federal 3-tier distribution system with a track record of national success (i.e. companies like Johnny Walker, Sam's W&S, Malibu Rum, Gallo, etc.).

Team

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    David L. Perry
    President

    Over 30 years of brand development experience with large (Tetra Pak, Motorola, etc.) corporations and smaller firms.
    Track record of success in building products and services from concept to commercialization.

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    David Madden
    Vice President

    Experience with E&J Gallo distribution management and sales management with other leading consumer goods (Pepsi) .
    Gallo experience is considered the leading edge of W&S Industry brand-building training.

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    Ted Kraut
    Partner

    44 years experience in brand-building experience with large Spirits brands (Johnny Walker, Matusalem Rum) and small brand, start up development (Corner Creek Bourbon) through large and small distributors.

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    Fred Rosen
    Advisor

    Experienced retail brand builder who turned a family-owned tavern into the world's largest Wine and Spirits retailer (Sam's Wine and Spirits). Sold retail operations to Arbor Capital in 2009.

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    Walter Marcinowski
    Advisor

    30 year experienced W&S Industry marketing expert having launched over 25 national and international brands (including Havana Club Rum, Malibu Rum and others).

Advisors

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    Bush, Sethna & Cook, 1900 Spring Rd. Oak Brook, Il 60523
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Samuel R. Baker, Ltd. 318 W. Half Day Rd. Buffalo Grove, Il 60089
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed