Co-founder Kevin Lynch comes to the business with a successful 15+ year career in the wine, spirits and beer industry in Canada and the United States. Lynch is a proven senior executive in beverage alcohol with a track record of launching new brands, building sales teams and sustainable growth in both Canada and the United States. He has been recognized by his customers in Canada and the US for his excellence in brand building and customer collaboration. For the past eight years, Lynch has managed sales teams nationally with Mark Anthony Brands and for the most recent 3 years, managed and grew the Imported wine, spirits and beer business for Mark Anthony Brands in Canada.
Co-founder Daphne Christie comes to the business with a successful 25+ year career in the wine industry in Canada. She is an accomplished, award winning, business leader with extensive experience and track record of success in team, agent, brand and customer management. Diversity and flexibility have been developed with experiences in entrepreneurial, family and corporate businesses. She has enjoyed a mutually respectful relationship with the Oatley family dating back 15 years when she managed Eastern Canada for the Oatley’s when they owned the Rosemount Estate brand. For the past five years, Daphne launched and managed the Robert Oatley Vineyard brands to success across Canada.
OUR SALES TEAM
Fran Carmichael - Greater Ottawa & Kingston
Mark Michaud - Toronto Core, Mississauga, Oakville
Vernon Warren - K-W, Guelph, Cambridge
Joy-Anne Collings - Hamilton - Niagara - Burlington
Robert Gaul - London – Southwest Ontario
Melodie O’Rourke - Director of On-Premise Sales
A results driven agency, EPIC, is dedicated to providing quality service to adult beverage suppliers. We offer a range of services that provide a winning combination of market entry guidance, strategic planning with a focus sales execution. We champion our brands in this market and communicate back to brand owners in a timely and effective manner.