Andy has several years of retail, customer service, and marketing experience. Andy graduated magna cum laude from DePaul University with a Bachelor’s degree in Intercultural Communication. In 2015 Andy started his career as a Flight Attendant with United Airlines. During this time he earned several awards for outstanding service and work levels. Andy’s time as a flight attendant gave him even further experience of customer service, especially within the high end service sector. Andy’s interest with wine started during college when he took an intensive wine course at DePaul University. This course, taught by a prominent sommelier in Chicago, served as the groundwork for beginning Andy’s understanding and knowledge of wine. Andy runs the front end of PNW Wine Co. as well as handling day to day operations. He also oversees selection of wines for the shop. Andy has also successfully passed the Introductory Sommelier Course and Exam offered by The Court of the Master Sommeliers.
Zack graduated from Wofford College with a degree in Economics. He was also a NCAA Division I baseball player and helped lead the Wofford baseball team to their first and only Southern Conference Championship in 2007. During his time at Wofford College he served as the Assistant Director of the Terrier Club, Wofford’s Athletic Boosters Organization. There he oversaw new membership development and donor relations operations. Zack Has nearly 10 years of finance industry experience and currently works for Fisher Investments. Zack’s passion for wine began in college with his first trip to Napa Valley. Since then he has traveled the world to visit some of the most famous wine growing regions on 3 continents. Zack manages the PNW Wine Co. wine clubs and event coordination.