Leadership

Bruce Hunter

Bruce Hunter

Managing Director

Bruce Hunter joined Shaw-Ross in 1995 as Executive Vice President, Director of Wines. He was appointed Executive Vice President, Director of Marketing in 1998 and oversaw the expansion of the marketing department by developing a professional brand management structure. Bruce was appointed Managing Director in 2004.

Bruce brings 48 years of domestic and international experience in the Wine & Spirits industry. Starting in 1970 with Almaden Vineyards and with Parrott and Company starting in 1973 serving as its president from 1984 to 1995.

Scott Jove

Scott Jove

President

Scott Jove joined Shaw-Ross as Manager, Commercial Strategy in 2015, and was named VP Sales & Marketing in 2017, bringing a fresh perspective to the commercial team at Shaw-Ross.

Scott holds a BA from Duke University and both a JD and an MBA from the University of Miami. Before joining Shaw-Ross, Scott spent time in the financial services industry with Grant Thornton and in management consulting with AT Kearney, and Scott gained his alcohol beverage industry experience working at Southern Wine & Spirits of America.

A licensed attorney in the state of Florida, Scott brings a unique skill set to Shaw-Ross, which enabled him to take a major role in the recent restructuring of the company.

Alfred Small

Alfred Small

Chief Financial Officer

Prior to Shaw Ross, Alfred was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Castle Brands, Inc., an international producer, marketer, and distributor of spirits.He Joined Castle Brands during its early stages in 2004, playing a critical role in taking the company public and its growth over the subsequent years.Completed the sale of Castle Brands to Pernod Ricard in October 2019. Alfred has over twenty years of experience in finance, operations, and compliance in the spirits industry. At Castle Brands he was responsible for all public company requirements, financing, shareholder and board relations, as well as all internal and external reporting.

Nick James

Nick James

Executive Vice President, Brand Management

Born in the UK, Nick James has 46 years experience in the Wine & Spirit Industry, both in international and domestic markets. Before joining Shaw-Ross in 1998, Nick was Export Manager for Langguth/Sichel, a major German based wine & spirit company.

In addition to his portfolio responsibilities, Nick oversees the brand management team and is also responsible for their development and training.