From working in the vineyards at world-renowned wineries to piling up awards as the beverage director of Momofuku and a sommelier at Eleven Madison Park, saying that Jordan knows wine is like saying NASA knows math. Her passion for taking great wines outside of the frequently stuffy culture that would rather hide them away in fancy basements led her to create RAMONA, a wine without rules. And at this very moment she hopes you are having a great day.
Working with some of the most creative brands in the food and beverage industry, Kate has overseen marketing efforts for organizations including Lucky Peach, Pat LaFrieda Meat Purveyors, and Culinary Agents. Kate began her career at the New York City Wine & Food Festival and, early on, found a passion for seeking out partnerships between like-minded brands. She brings this passion to RAMONA. Her special power is always ordering the best dish on the menu (and then of course, sharing it).
Gerry joins RAMONA from the Fashion industry, working with global brands including Tory Burch, Stella McCartney, and Condé Nast as well as high-profile celebrities that are too cool to mention here. Gerry began his career in wardrobe styling where he discovered his passion for marketing and design. He also studied at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. In his spare time, he enjoys international travel and re-decorating his apartment.
Brette comes to RAMONA from the publishing industry, where she most recently was the Chief Operating Officer of Lucky Peach. She started her career in editorial, where she was the Managing Editor of Food52 before launching the James Beard Award–winning luckypeach.com. She studied history and creative writing at the University of Pennsylvania, and wrote her thesis on Jell-O marketing in the Great Depression. In her spare time, she enjoys throwing dinner parties and organizing her pantry.