Jean-Paul Schuman is fluent in English, Spanish, German and Dutch.
As a Store Manager he drove sales, coached selling skills, developed employees and increased the profitability of one the highest volume stores in the company.
An affinity for entrepreneurship and a love for wine led him to accept an opportunity in January 2008 for a startup wine and spirits import management company, Surville Enterprises Corp., later purchased by the Castel Group. In his career at SEC, he served as Controller, Director of
Finance, and finally as Chief Operating Officer.
Charles began working with Jean-Paul Schumann and Mack and Schuhle in 2012, through Surville Enterprises. He officially joined the Mack and Schuhle team in January 2020 as COO responsible for Finance, Operations and Business Development.
Chris has been married to his wife Genie for 25 years and has three sons Noah, Ryan and Logan.
believes that his success can be attributed to close distributor partnerships, creative brand programming and excellent customer relationships in both the Restaurant and Retail channels.
His work history includes over 20 years in the beverage industry, working for prestigious companies such as E&J Gallo, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits and PepsiCo Inc.. This range of roles and responsibilities have included the Sales and Marketing of
alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverages and food brands, Team Management and Development, Brand Innovation, Distributor Management and National Account sales.
Mark has an MBA from the University of Phoenix and a Political Science degree from Florida State University where he also played Rugby for the Seminoles. He enjoys spending weekends with family, camping, or golfing with friends.
Chad has dedicated the last decade to focusing his career on wine sales ranging from brand, business, market development initiatives, expanding regions/ territory with wholesalers and suppliers as well as establishing distributors in new states. His work history includes building the Midwest region from the inception of Jamieson Ranch Vineyards followed by introducing wines from North Canterbury, New Zealand into the U.S. market for Mt. Beautiful Winery.
In 2016, he felt the next progression to his career was to venture out and create his own brokerage, “Good Guy Brands” to bring wines from around the world to the U.S. market. Through a mutual network and familiarity with Mack & Schühle’s portfolio, a business-partner relationship was created to expand the Midwest region.
During free time, you can find Chad with his family and friends, hitting the links or relaxing on the lake. Of course, you can also find him rooting for the Green Bay Packers.
In the second quarter of 2020, Velyka had the opportunity to join the Mack and Schuhle Inc team to contribute innovation, maximize efficiencies in our distribution, and ultimately, grow further into her professional career.
Velyka Camacho is fluent in English and Spanish and is in the process of learning Italian.
He has been with the organization for 2 years as an Accounting / HR Coordinator in which he manages the recurring financial transactions, maximizes costs while providing support to HR needs.
During this time, he was able to further explore new Human Resource initiatives. He found himself passionate about building relationships with colleagues to ensure they are well-suited to harness their best work abilities and expand company culture. This experience inspired him to further his education and pursue a Master’s in Human Resource Management.
“I’m excited about the growth M&S INC will continue to have throughout the years. We have a great team of individuals that are dedicated to delivering profound service to our customers, suppliers, and business partners”.
The more she became familiar with compliance, the more she found herself wanting to pursue growth in this fundamental role of the industry. In its nature, Compliance has many moving parts- from state brand registrations, to monthly reporting, licensing, and ensuring all aspects of the wine and spirits business remain compliant with federal and state laws.
It was this that drew Haydenisse to an opportunity at Park Street Imports gaining experience and knowledge in Control State Compliance and later, Les Grands Chais de France managing the Compliance department. In November 2019 she accepted the Compliance Manager position at The Wine and Spirits Family, Mack and Schühle.
Born in La Isla del Encanto, Puerto Rico and raised in Miami, she enjoys the beach and spending time with her family.
She was introduced to the beverage industry upon her arrival when she had the chance to work at Beefeater Restaurant preparing a variety of drinks. All the while, she was pursuing her degree of interest, Associates in Surgical Technology. Within her role, she was responsible for maintaining inventory and gained plentiful knowledge in customer service working with the public and vendors. While doing so, she came across several wine sellers. With a desire to continue her career in the wine industry, in 2014 she began working in a French company, Barton & Guestier PBG Imports. Her experience at PBG widely ranged in many departments such as accounting, inventory replenishments, logistics, and order processing. Based on this, she found a new window to continue her grow in the field in Mack & Schühle, Inc.
Although she finished her degree, she found that she really enjoys working in the wine industry and decided to stay.
In 2013, a seller mentioned an open position at a wine warehouse. and keeping track of the restaurant’s balances
Graduating Magna Cum Laude, her strong inclination to the world of arts led her to seek higher education in areas of which she felt she can disseminate her intrinsic imagination through that of graphics and communication. To sharpen her skills and learn what became tools for marketing, she interned with a documentarian, wrote and published articles for newspapers, built campaigns for nonprofits, and learned how to code websites. On a full-paid scholarship, she began her studies in Journalism and Mass Communications, all the while meeting the demands of being an honors college student, later specializing in Public Relations and anthropology at the University of Florida.
She acquired a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and ventured into banking, freelance interpreting, general contracting, teaching, real estate, managing both a doctors’ group and Norinco, France a world leader in design, manufacture, and distribution of iron access covers, now known as EJ.
She found herself passionate to connecting those abroad with the US market. Ultimately, this led her to seek an international culture, which she found in French wine company, Surville Enterprises. Continuing her work in the international world of wine, she was offered a position at Mack & Schühle Inc as Commercial Coordinator, being pivotal in ensuring all orders are placed, entering new items, invoicing, and customer service.
Ardinn is a lover of all thing’s art, baking, cooking, culture, dance, exercise, engineering, family, history, language, movies, music, photography, puzzles, and of course, wine and all things that pair with it.
She is Fluent in English, French, and Spanish.
“Importing has interesting pieces to a puzzle that I look forward to piecing together. It’s a mix of culture, languages, and art in a tasty form.”