P: 877-762-3933

General Information
Festival Founder &
Executive Director

Lee Brian Schrager

P: 305-625-4171 ext.1040

Melissa Richman

Festival Coordinator

P: 305-627-1417

Managing Director

Devin Padgett

P: 970-927-9549

Associate Directors

Debra Lundy

P: 305-627-1742

Kristen Sofge

P: 305-627-1548


Brett Friedman

Agency 21 Consulting

P: 305-529-9506 ext 2

C: 305-582-4424

Ashley Shapiro

Sponsorship and Ticketing Director

P: 305-627-1646


Heather Radi-Bermudez

Marketing Manager

P: 305-627-1251

Public Relations

Internal Festival Contact

Devonie Nicholas

Public Relations Director

P: 305-627-1135

Florida/Hispanic Media Contact

Brustman-Carrino Public Relations

Larry Carrino

Kristine McGlinchey

P: 305-573-0658

Accounting & Compliance / Business

Julia Cancino

Accounting & Compliance Manager

P: 305-627-1266

Auction & Friends Program

Aly Schulman

Auction & Friends Director

P: 305-627-1169

2016 SOBEWFF Auction Donor Form


Lauren Azicri

Ticketing Manager and Sponsorship Administrator

P: 877-762-3933

Talent Relations

Elizabeth Nuell

Talent Relations

P: 305-627-1741

CJ Tropp

Special Projects Manager

P: 305-627-1795

Grand Tasting Restaurants & Exhibitors

Teddy Rood

Special Projects & Talent Coordinator

P: 305-627-1275

2016 Restaurant Applicaiton Form

Aly Schulman

Exhibitor Program Manager

P: 305-627-1169

2016 Exhibitor Applicaiton Form


Carol Press

ProTravel International

P: 786-206-2717


General Inquiries

Zoraida Suarez

Southern Wine & Spirits Supplier Activation Director

P: 305-627-1256

Shelly Lungstrum

Southern Wine & Spirits Grand Tasting Village Supplier Manager

P: 305-627-1134

Please note that participation in the Festival is limited to products distributed through Southern Wine & Spirits of Florida

Volunteer Program

Gipsy Velez

Program Manager

P: 305-627-1182

Mari Trelles Costa

Program Manager

P: 305-627-1534