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Global Package Adds Marieshka Barton to Growing Sales Team
April 18, 2018
Napa, CA April 17, 2018 — Erica Harrop, founder and president of Global Package LLC, recently announced hiring industry pro, Marieshka Barton, as Sales Representative for the Napa, Sierra Nevada Foothills, Paso Robles, and Santa Barbara territories. Barton is the newest addition to the company’s growing sales team in support of its expanding business.
Barton comes with broad credentials in the industry, most recently in marketing and sales at Sonoma’s Canihan Family Winery, where she specialized in customer centric, intuitive sales methods. Her experience with copywriting of sales collateral, social media, and research, expertise Harrop believes will promote real professionalism in the industry. Prior to her work at Canihan, she worked as production coordinator/copy editor on the Wine Business Case Research Journal in Rohnert Park.
Marieshka shares her reasons for joining Global Package: “I chose to work for Global Package because I am attracted to strong, intelligent leadership, and Erica Harrop is on fire! She's a consummate captain who is steering Global Package and her team to great fortune. I am overjoyed to be a part of the adventure and add to our mutual prosperity.”
“We are thrilled to welcome Marieshka,” says Harrop. “Her many talents will be a huge asset to our sales effort, including help in developing sales strategy and sales literature, both for us and for our clients. We are very fortunate to have her as part of the team.”
Barton received her BA in Environment Science from Humboldt State, graduating Summa Cum Laude and as “Student of the Year.” She received her MBA from Sonoma State University, where she was awarded “Best Student Case” by the North American Case Research Association. She also has a Professional Certificate from the Wine Industry Sales Education (W.I.S.E.) in Napa; is a Certified Specialist of Wine with the Society of Wine Educators; and is a Level 1 Sommelier with the Guild of Master Sommeliers.
Global Package offers specialty stock and custom bottles for the wine and spirits industries, and provides a variety of other high-end packaging materials, such as pewter labels and specialty stoppers. Now in its 12th year of business, the company is continually expanding its packaging offerings, from custom bottles to unique decorative embellishments. In fact, two of Global Package’s spirits clients—New Deal Pear and Valentine Old Tom Gin—recently won top awards from the Association of Distillers (ADI).