VP of Sales (San Francisco) – Beverages


Accomplished sales leader with exceptional strategic thinking skills, attention to detail, and a strong passion for people leadership. Recognized for excellent collaboration with leaders across various organizations to drive results. Key competencies include Sales Planning, Sales Operations, Pipeline & Forecast Management, New Business Development, Solution Selling and Team Leadership.

  • Start-up experience with craft brewery leading the sales organization overall, National Accounts, and the organizational transformation from self-distribution to working exclusively through a wholesaler/distributor model.
  • Entrepreneurial experience owning a small business for 5 years. Completely revamped a business operating at a loss to a newly branded and profitable business.
  • Extensive sales leadership experience directing multi-faceted sales teams including account teams, solution sales teams, and consulting teams. Corporate experience leading national sales strategy and field sales execution.


MBA – Xavier University

BSBA – University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Cicerone Level 1 Certified


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Kris Binninger

Kris has a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Business and brings 14 years of staffing and recruiting experience to Kinsa. Kris specializes in working with our Alcoholic Beverage, Bakery and Snack Foods, Hotel and Lodging accounts. Taking the time to get to know what employers and candidates are looking for, Kris delivers to her clients the candidates that she believes in. Let Kris put her dedication to this type of Recruiter-Candidate relationship to work for you on your next search for great food/beverage industry professionals. Contact Kris today!

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