Ryan Schemmel


National Director of Sales

Ryan is the National Director of Sales, bringing with him extensive experience in the beverage industry across several of the top global alcoholic beverage companies. Ryan is responsible for managing the Turquoise Life sales team across the USA.

Ryan has 20 years of professional experience in the food and beverage industry spanning across finance, sales, marketing, accounting, operations. Prior to joining Turquoise Life, Ryan lead the Southern Division for Edrington where he was responsible for a third of the US profit, and assisted in the creation of a new world import company in the US. Earlier in his career, he led the US commercial strategy on Stolichnaya Vodka and served on the Marketing Finance team at Diageo where he helped launch vodka, rum and tequila brands in new markets. He has a degree in Finance from Southern Methodist University.

When he’s not selling the Turquoise Life portfolio and leading our national sales team, he enjoys studying astronomy with his daughter. On weekends, you’ll find him cheering on Newcastle United and riding his Ducati Diavel.

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  Ryan Schemmel