Consumer Products | Strategic Leader | Insights Driven | Board Member
Wendy has 20+ years of national sales, marketing, and leadership experience at The Coca-Cola Company. She is currently the Vice President of Foodservice On-Premise for Swire Coca-Cola, USA. As Director of Sales, she led a National Foodservice team responsible for over 70 chain customers headquartered in AZ, NM, CA and NV across several channels including restaurants, cinema, resorts, gaming, universities, and convenience retail. She has experience building strategic customer business plans as the Senior National Sales Executive for Red Robin, Noodles and Company, Jack in the Box, and California Pizza Kitchen. She developed annual brand market activation plans as a Franchise Manager.
Wendy has had the privilege to represent Coca-Cola on several key initiatives. She was one of four Coca-Cola leads for the Women’s Foodservice Forum, participated in the Excellence Execution Project in Tokyo, and is currently on the board of directors for the Arizona Restaurant Association.
Wendy graduated from the University of Arizona with a degree in Communications. She has twin boys graduating from UA in 2021. Her passion is giving back to the community through the UA Wildcat Mentor Society, volunteering with her daughter as a member of the National Charity League, and serving on mission trips in Honduras.
Top Goals for Mentoring:
- Help mentees identify their unique strengths and how to incorporate these into their brand story.
- Help mentees find their passion points that align with their career choices.
- Be present. Provide a safe and encouraging place for mentees to grow professionally and personally.