Contact the festival

P: 877-762-3933

General Information

Founder & Director

Lee Brian Schrager
P: 305-625-4171 ext.1040

Managing Director

Devin Padgett
P: 970-927-9549

Associate Directors

Debra Lundy
P: 305-627-1742

Kristen Sofge
P: 305-627-1548


Brett Friedman
Agency 21 Consulting
P: 305-529-9506 ext 2
C: 305-582-4424

Ashley Shapiro
Sponsorship and Ticketing Director
P: 305-627-1646


Heather Radi-Bermudez
Marketing Manager
P: 305-627-1251

Public Relations

Internal Festival Contact
Devonie Nicholas
Public Relations Director
P: 305-627-1135

Accounting &
Compliance / Business

Julia Cancino
Accounting & Compliance Manager
P: 305-627-1266

Auction Program

Aly Schulman
Auction Director
2017 Auction Donor Form
P: 305-627-1169


Lauren Azicri
Ticketing Manager and Sponsorship Administrator
P: 877-762-3933

Talent Relations

Elizabeth Nuell
Talent Relations
P: 305-627-1741

Teddy Rood
Assistant Talent Manager
P: 305-627-1275

CJ Tropp
Special Projects Manager
P: 646-650-2258

Grand Tasting
Restaurants & Exhibitors

Teddy Rood
Restaurant Program Manager
2017 Restaurant Application Form
P: 305-627-1275

Aly Schulman
Exhibitor Program Manager
2017 Exhibitor Application Form
P: 305-627-1169


Carol Press
ProTravel International
P: 786-206-2717


General Inquiries
Zoraida Suarez
Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Supplier Activation Director
P: 305-627-1256

Shelly Lungstrum
Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Grand Tasting Village Supplier Manager
P: 305-627-1134
Please note that participation in the Festival is limited to products distributed through Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits.

Volunteer Program

Gipsy Velez
Program Manager
P: 305-919-5333

Mari Trelles Costa
Program Manager
P: 305-919-4126

Web Design & Artwork