Jeff Hopmayer has decades of progressive experience in food, wine, spirits, bulk sourcing, mergers, acquisitions, branding, marketing, turnarounds and capital sourcing. His company, Brindiamo Group, is one of the largest suppliers of bourbon, whiskey and other bulk spirits in the world.
With a dedicated team in the U.S. and the U.K., Brindiamo Group is a global leading provider of bourbon, whiskey, spirits, consulting services, mergers and acquisitions direction, for consumer products with a focus on the adult beverage industry. Brindiamo Groups partners and affiliates have owned and operated successful beverage companies, distributors and import companies (public and private) and played an instrumental role in the growth of the beverage industry.
Brindiamo Group’s skilled professionals have well-established expertise, including a deep understanding of the beverage industry, including craft, spirits, wine and beer, along with the skills, experience and resources to successfully complete all types of industry transactions. Within the industry, Hopmayer has worked with and is in constant contact at the highest level with teams from LVMH, Pernod Ricard, Constellation, Bacardi, Gallo, Campari, Kendall-Jackson and many others.
He is a former CEO of the largest preferred food supplier for Starbucks with four consecutive appearances on the Inc. 500 list of the nation's fastest growing private companies. Jeff is also a former CEO of a London Stock Exchange listed adult beverage company and of one of the larger wineries on the Central Coast of California.
Jeff has participated in boards around the globe including, Stoli, Amber Beverage (Latvia), SPI Group S.a.r.L (Luxembourg), Bardstown Bourbon Company (Kentucky), MStreet (Tennessee), Tennessee Performing Arts Council, The Albert and Anne Mansfield Foundation (Illinois) and several others.