Meg Simmons

Meg Carrington-Griffin Simons

Director of Strategic Partnerships

Advisory Board

Meg has been a prominent figure in the alcohol beverage industry since 2000, beginning her journey at E&J Gallo Winery after graduating from the University of Maryland. Throughout her career, she held various positions within The Gallo Winery, showcasing her expertise and commitment to the field. Her passion for promoting diversity and inclusion led her to actively engage with employee resource groups, making a positive impact within the organization.

In 2022, Meg joined Alixir Company | BEV. This female-founded beverage start-up, with a focus on creating memorable social experiences, welcomed Meg as their Senior Vice President of Sales. Her extensive knowledge and experience have played a vital role in advancing the company’s growth and success.

In pursuit of continuous personal and professional development, Meg completed her MBA from the esteemed USC Marshall School of Business in 2023. She is currently leveraging her expertise by teaching at USC Marshall, sharing her insights and nurturing the next generation of business leaders.

When she’s not immersed in her work, Meg resides in Redondo Beach with her spouse and three children. At The Veraison Project, she is leading our Strategic Partnerships team, forging valuable collaborations that drive mutual success and progress.

Meg’s unwavering dedication to the alcohol beverage industry, her commitment to diversity, and her proven track record of accomplishments make her an indispensable asset in shaping the future of our industry.