Drake’s Organic Spirits Welcomes Glynn Bloomquist As Vice-President of Sales, Texas
Accomplished entrepreneur will also serve as advisory board member
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March 26, 2021 Info@drakesorganic.com
(Minneapolis, MN) – Drake’s Organic Spirits, the founder of a new category of better-for-you and better-for-the-planet spirits, today announced that Glynn Bloomquist has joined the company as the vice-president of sales for Texas. He will also serve as an advisory board member.
Bloomquist arrives at Drake’s as the former executive chairman of Home Run Dugout, a baseball themed entertainment endeavor with a food and beverage component. Bloomquist’s partners are Ryan-Sanders Baseball which includes baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan. He is also the former CEO, chairman and co-founder of Empresario LLC, a Texas-based spirits company that featured a portfolio of tequilas, liqueurs and non-alcoholic mixers. In March of 2018, Bloomquist engineered the merger of Empersario with Dripping Springs Distilling.
Bloomquist’s long and storied career includes executive positions with Current Solutions, Tejas Global Resources, Barton Medical Company, Back-in-a-Flash and Fox Photo.
In 2002, Bloomquist was recognized with the Distinguished Alumni Award from Texas Lutheran University and in 2005 he was inducted into the Texas Lutheran University Athletic Wall of Honor. He served on the Texas Lutheran University Board of Regents from 2007 – 2020.
In line with Drake’s ambitious growth plans, Bloomquist will be in charge of expanding distribution and sales of Drake’s Organic Spirits throughout Texas. He will also provide advice and support to Drake’s board of directors and executive team.
“Glynn Bloomquist is a highly-accomplished businessman with the demonstrated ability to grow companies through strategic partnerships, smart sales programs and hard work. His entrepreneurial spirit is a perfect fit for a fast-moving company like ours,” said Drake’s Organic Spirits Founder and CEO Mark Anderson. “We’re thrilled to add a talent like Glynn to the Drake’s team.”
About Drake’s Organic Spirits
Launched in 2017, Minneapolis-based Drake’s Organic Spirits is the first and only spirits line in the world certified USDA Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified, gluten-free, vegan and kosher. Drake’s uses the highest quality USDA organic and non-GMO Project Verified ingredients to create a line of ultra- premium 12x distilled spirits and mixes at a better price than the leading premium brands.
Drake’s Organic Premium Vodka was awarded Double Gold and Drake’s Organic White Rum received Gold at the most recent Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) Convention & Exposition in Orlando, FL. The highly-respected awards are widely considered among the most prestigious in the industry because judges are industry experts who blind taste-test each spirit.
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