Team & Coaches

Our Team

WISE Academy’s core group of coaches are each leaders in their field of expertise. Like WISE’s founder, they are dedicated to raising the bar for consumer direct and management excellence in the wine industry.

Lesley Berglund

Co-Founder & Chairman, WISE

Jennifer Warrington

The Glue, WISE

Liz Mercer

Judd’s Hill GM WISE Coach & Content Developer
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Tristyne Brindle

Air Traffic Controller, WISE

Coaches at WISE Academy

Our courses are led by highly qualified coaches; each an expert is his or her own subject matter.

  • Lesley Berglund, Co-Founder & Chairman, WISE | Learn More
  • Kathie Barclay, Principal, Barclay Marketing Solutions | Learn More
  • Susan Cole, Susan Cole Direct | Learn More
  • Susan DeMatei, Owner, WineGlass Marketing | Learn More 
  • Lynda Jackson | Learn More
  • Dave Johnson, Wine Industry DTC Professional | Learn More
  • Rob Lorenz, Estate Director, Coursey Graves| Learn More
  • Liz Mercer, General Manager, Judd’s Hill Winery | Learn More
  • Chris Puppione, Regional Key Account Manager , Coravin | Learn More
  • Jennifer Warrington, The Glue, WISE | Learn More
  • Geni Whitehouse, CPA, CITP, CSPM, Brotemarkle, Davis and Company | Learn More