Meet The Team Minnesota

We are a professionally managed organization that strives to be “First Choice” in distributorships for our employees, customers and suppliers by building mutually beneficial relationships. We are very proud of our company and the people who work here. We know our most important asset is our people.

Minnesota Senior Leadership

Christopher Morton – President
Chris Morton started at J.J. Taylor in July of 2016 as President of the MN Division. He has 20yrs of experience in the beverage alcohol industry including roles as VP Sales Southern Wine and Spirts. Chris began his selling career as a route salesman for Wisconsin Distributing in 1998.

Mike Oelrich – Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Mike Oelrich joined J.J. Taylor of Minnesota as Vice President of Sales & Marketing in April of 2013. He has over 17 years of experience in the beer industry including 8 years with Diageo Guinness USA.

Bob Thies – Vice President of Operations
Bob Thies joined J.J. Taylor of Minnesota as Vice President of Operations in August of 2018. He has over 30 years of logistics experience with a customer oriented focus while maintaining operating efficiencies.

Dan Endres – Director of Off-Premise Sales
Dan Endres joined J.J. Taylor of Minnesota in November of 2007 as a Sales Rep in the off premise. Dan has nearly 25 years of experience in the adult beverage industry in both on and off premise roles.

Shawn Greenlee – Director of On-Premise Sales
Shawn Greenlee joined JJ Taylor in 2008 with the acquisition of Alcorn Beverage. Shawn has over 19 years of experience in the On-Premise industry and 15 years of experience in the beer industry.

Cara Trebbensee – Director of Human Resources
Cara Trebbensee joined J.J. Taylor in May of 2019 offering over 20 years of diverse human resources and leadership experience. Cara earned her Bachelor of Science in Human Resources Management, is a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR and SHRM-CP) and is a member of the Society for Human Resources (SHRM).

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