Maureen “Mo” Kennedy

Maureen “Mo” Kennedy

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Maureen started her beverage career during college working in restaurants, hotels and wine bars. In 1992, she went to work with Southern Wine and Spirits in Orlando, Florida. Maureen moved to the supplier side of the industry in 1993 when she went to work for The Boston Beer Company as account manager in Atlanta, GA. Maureen spent 13 very successful years selling Samuel Adams Beer. In 2001 she was promoted to National Account Manager Hotels & Fine Dining US.

Maureen left Boston Beer Company in 2005 to go to work with FIJI Water where she play an integral role in developing their “On Premise” national accounts  and growing their business in the national hotels i.e. Hilton, Marriott, The Ritz Carlton, Intercontinental and Hyatt Hotels.

In September 2009 Maureen joined Ste. Michelle wine Estates as the Director of Global Accounts, Hotels. In 2016 she was promoted to National Director Global Accounts, Hotels. Maureen has also been active with the American Hotel and Lodging Association; she joined in 2001, and became an active member on the Allied Executive Board. She passed her MHS “Master Hotel Supplier” certification in 2003. In 2010 Maureen served a 2 year term as Chair Woman to the AHLA Allied Executive Committee; She helped spearhead and revive the Food and Beverage Board to the AH&LA during her Chair term.