As an Estate Crush managing partner handling operations, Nick brings extensive wine industry experience. He was a founder and president of Jessie’s Grove Winery in Lodi where he led the winery to national and local sales of more than 18,000 cases, and he also served as manager of Borra Vineyards and North Coast/Lodi Irrigation, a crucial supplier to the Northern California’s top-quality vineyards. Nick’s expert management and financial skills were honed during his 18 years in finance and banking.
As an Estate Crush managing partner handling management and strategic development, Bob’s background includes extensive experience in sport business, corporate partnerships and marketing. In addition to Estate Crush, he currently serves as the president of the marketing commission for the International Gymnastics Federation. Previously, he worked with Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) as managing director of the state-of-the-art David Beckham Academy and the inaugural Amgen Tour of California. From 1998 – 2004, Bob served as president and CEO of USA Gymnastics, and prior to that, he served as president of the Massachusetts Sports Commission.
As an Estate Crush managing partner handling communications and management, Ali’s background includes deep knowledge and experience in helping build consumer brands, corporate positioning and new product introductions. From 1997 – 2008, she managed the consumer marketing practice for Fleishman-Hillard, the world’s largest public relations firm, and was recognized for her account management expertise, strategic counsel and development and implementation of results-driven programs. Before joining Fleishman-Hillard, Ali worked at public relations firms Technology Solutions, Inc. in San Jose and Carl Terzian Associates in Los Angeles.