R.S. Lipman Company is a Nashville-based international supplier of wines, spirits, beers, and mixers. In 2011, R.S. Lipman began creating and acquiring brands to build a diverse beverage alcohol portfolio. The company’s portfolio now includes: Country Club Vodka (established in 1957), Lonely Cow Wines from New Zealand, Hap & Harry’s Tennessee Beers, U.S. Veteran owned Heroes Vodka, Red Eye Bloody Mary Mixes, El Diamante del Cielo Tequilas, Old Hickory Bourbons, Hidden Jewel California Wines, Saturday Night Wines, Napa & Sonoma Smith Wines, Napa Smith Brewery collection of craft beers, and the Eros Spinozzi Selections of premium Italian wines.
Scott Gstell – Vice President
As Vice President, Scott is responsible for defining and achieving the strategic goals and sales targets for the R.S. Lipman Company brand portfolio. In this role, Scott aims to ensure that the company strategy is geared towards growth, profits and increasing return. With his quick-witted sales management style and effective leadership skills, Scott also oversees the sales of R.S. Lipman Brewing Company, brand distribution partners, as well as all marketing facets. A beverage alcohol industry veteran of more than 25 years, Scott held previous positions with Brown-Forman, Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits, Treasury Wine Estates, and E & J Gallo Winery. Scott earned a Marketing Degree from Clemson University and currently resides in Brentwood with his wife and two daughters.
Nic Donahue – Vice President of Sales & Operations, R.S. Lipman Brewing Company
In his position as Vice President of R.S. Lipman Brewing Company, Nic is responsible for the sales and operations of the Napa Smith and Hap & Harry’s breweries. With more than 15 years experience in wine and beer production, as well as winery and brewery management, Nic joined the Lipman companies as manager of Napa Smith Brewery in California before moving into sales roles for R.S. Lipman Company and Lipman Brothers in Nashville. Previously, he gained experience as a winemaker and owner of Alchemy Wines, an urban winery in Portland, OR. Nic earned a Liberal Arts Degree from Santa Barbara City College. He and his wife, Gracey Lipman Donahue, live in Nashville with their two children.
Keith Greenstein – Northeast Regional Sales Manager
With more than 25 years of beverage alcohol sales experience, Greenstein is charged with developing and supporting R.S. Lipman Company’s sales organization in the Northeast United States. Prior to joining Lipman, Greenstein most recently served as District Sales Manager for Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits where he was responsible for all store business in Metropolitan New York. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Greenstein is currently working towards a Degree in Sales & Marketing from the State University of New York (SUNY).
R.S. Lipman Company
411 Great Circle Road
Nashville, TN 37228