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WWLS 2015

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Keynote Address: Dana Cowin, Editor-in-Chief of Food & Wine on the topic of risk-taking (now Chief Creative Officer, Chefs Club International, with restaurants in Manhattan and Aspen, CO

Moderator:  Madeline Triffon, MS, Plum Market in-house Master Sommelier (Southeastern Michigan and Metro Chicago)

Panel 1: Taking Intelligent Career Risks

Jennifer Iannolo, The Concordia Project, Founder & CEO
Gina Langone, BJs Wholesale Club, National Wine Buyer
Maeve Pesquera, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, Director of Wine
Laura Williamson, MS, The Mandarin Oriental New York, Wine Director

Panel 2: Guided Wine Tasting

Dominga Cotarella, Falesco, Italy
Carole Meredith, Lagier Meredith, U.S.2015
Viviana Navarrete, Leyda, Chile
Lissi Wieninger, Weingut Wieninger, Austria

Panel 3: Fostering Diversity Through Inclusive Leadership
Lee Campbell, Andrew Tarlow Group, Wine Director
Anna Lee Iijima, Wine Enthusiast, Contributing Editor
June Rodil, MS, McGuire Moorman Hospitality, Wine & Beverage Director
Clarice Turner, Starbucks, Senior Vice President, Americas Business
Jeanine Prime, PhD, Catalyst, Senior Vice President, Research

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