Cooperstown, N.Y. – Cooperstown Distillery, award winning makers of fine spirits based in Cooperstown, NY, has named Steve Rogers as Senior Vice President – National Sales and Distribution, effective July 1, 2022.
In his new capacity, Rogers will play a key role in customer relationship building and in driving new distribution and sales growth as the distillery pursues market expansion.
Over his more than 30-year career, Rogers has held a number of leadership positions in sales and marketing for a Fortune 500 company while later serving as a sales and marketing consultant for several large spirits manufacturers based in both the U.S. and Canada
“We are thrilled to have Steve join our team as we continue to expand to new markets,” said Gene Mara, president of Cooperstown Distillery. “As we spread the word about our high-quality spirits and unique products, discriminating customers are looking for our products to be on their store’s shelves.”
In the past year, the Cooperstown Distillery products have won awards from the distinguished Denver International Spirits Competition, the Alberta Beverage Awards and earlier this month from the New York International Spirits Competition.
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About Cooperstown Distillery
Employing the highest quality artisanal distilling practices, Cooperstown Distillery is the first and only distillery in beautiful Cooperstown, N.Y., home to baseball and the iconic National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Cooperstown Distillery produces a full line of award-winning spirits, including various brands of Bourbon, Rye, Single Malt Whiskey, American Whiskey, Gin, Vodka, and Rum that are available in many states and stores across the nation. The company’s products are also available in unique, patented or patent pending sports themed decanters. Cooperstown Distillery products including gifts and cocktails are also available at two satellite retail outlets, in Cooperstown and Saratoga Springs, N.Y. For more information, visit www.cooperstowndistillery.com.