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Contact Us

P: 877-762-3933

General Information

Festival Founder &
Executive 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

Public Relations

Internal Festival Contact
Devonie Nicholas
Public Relations Director


Claudia Da Silva
Marketing Manager

Accounting &
Compliance / Business

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


Aly Schulman
Auction Director
P: 305-627-1169

2019 SOBEWFF Auction Donor Form


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

Grand Tasting
Restaurants & Exhibitors

Teddy Rood
Special Projects & Talent Coordinator
P: 305-627-1275

2019 Restaurant Application Form

Aly Schulman
Exhibitor Program Manager
P: 305-627-1169

2019 Exhibitor Application Form


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 exclusive 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

Website & Artwork

Mobius Interactive
Joshua Beers
P: 305.229.5249