Michael Benni brings over 19 years of IT experience to Southern Wine and Spirits Business Solutions Group (BSG). As Director of Technology Services he is responsible for managing the Windows Systems, Midrange (iSeries/pSeries), System Integration, Network, and SAP Technology departments.
During his seven year tenure with Southern Wine and Spirits (SWS) Michael has served in various positions. Upon the inception of BSG, Michael was brought on as the Manager of Systems and Communications to standardize the SWS infrastructure and network topology. Michael also served as an Account Executive, where he was the BSG liaison to several SWS divisions. He worked with internal BSG staff to ensure that quality technology services were delivered to the divisions on time and within budget.
Prior to joining SWS, Michael spent 12 years with the International Division of May Department Stores. In his role as Manager of Systems he was responsible for overseeing the Windows, Midrange and Computer Operations areas. During his time at May he traveled extensively throughout Asia.
Michael earned his BS in Computer Science from Saint Peters College. In his free time he enjoys fishing and is also a dedicated football and basketball fan.