Our Management Team
Steven Dick, Executive Vice President, General Manager, is a 33-year veteran of Southern Wine and Spirits and previously worked in the Company’s Florida operation as General Sales Manager, Wine Division and the Pennsylvania operation for 13 years as the Executive Vice President/General Manager. Steven was also with the former Seagram Chateau & Estate Wines Company (now Diageo Chateau & Estate Wine Co., part of Diageo Plc.) as Vice President, Southern Division Manager.
Steven has led the Delaware operation as Executive Vice President/General Manager since 2008, and in 2010 added Maryland and Washington DC to his responsibilities.
Steven has had diverse experience throughout his career and has managed an extensive portfolio of different wine and spirits brands, gained expertise in operations as well as in a wide variety of product categories, and developed proven skills in successfully motivating a diverse and aggressive sales force.
Andrew J. Gergel, General Sales Manager for Southern Wine & Spirits of Maryland and Washington, DC. Andy began his career in the service industry over 20 years ago as a buyer, operator and manager working throughout New York and Maryland.
In 1999, After studying Business Management at University of Tennessee and Towson State University, Andy joined National Distribution Company as an On-Premise Sales Representative in MD.
In 2005, Andy joined Southern Wine & Spirits of New York as a District Manager On-Premise in Metro NY, where he received numerous awards such as; Manager of the Year, Top Performer Platinum Achievement, and Perfection Winner.
In 2010 Andy joined Southern Wine & Spirits of MD as a District Manager and was promoted in 2012 to Division Director, On-Premise. Andy now holds the position of General Sales Manager, Maryland and Washington, DC.
About Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc.
Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. is the nation’s largest wine and spirits distributor and broker with operations in 35 markets. The multi-state distributor currently operates in: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Kentucky, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming. Southern also holds operating licenses and permits in Nebraska and Texas. On a national basis, Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. employs nearly 14,500 team members. Southern urges all retail customers and adult consumers to market, sell, serve and enjoy its products responsibly. For more information about Southern and its responsible consumption program, see:http://www.southernwine.com