Brenda has a 20 year history in sales and marketing. She first developed her sales skills while working in her family’s real estate business. She then went on to work for one of the most successful real estate groups in New England and won several awards which included being a multi-million dollar producer year after year.
Brenda resides in Westerly with her husband and their two boys. A proud member of the community, she serves as President of the local YMCA and heads several fundraising campaigns.
Passionate about the Hospitality and Foodservice business, Jeremy is an Industry veteran with 20 + years experience managing and developing several brands at the National level.
Susan is joining the Watch Hill group with over 15 years in the sales and hospitality industry. She has spent the past 12 years with Jonathan Edwards Winery running a wholesale company in Rhode Island with great success. Working closely with restaurant owners, she knows the ins and outs of the industry, from the kitchen to the dining room. Her customers speak her praise as being dedicated, creative and having a fresh outlook. Susan is proud to join the Watch Hill team and bring her passion of wine, food and everything hospitality to the table.
Jack O’Dea brings many years of hospitality experience to the Watch Hill Group. He was most recently a top salesperson at Hoshizaki America, winning several ‘Salesperson of the Year’ awards. Jack is originally from Elmira NY and got his start at Corning before running his own successful rep group in upstate NY. Jack is an avid golfer and big fan of Notre Dame football. His passion and knowledge of the hospitality industry bring immeasurable expertise to the group.
Barry is an accomplished 20 year veteran of the Hospitality industry. As a Johnson and Wales University graduate, Barry has immeasurable experience in all facets of operations from chain restaurants through catering. Barry resides in the Boston area. He is most passionate about all things beverage and
Brenda is the owner of Virtual Business Solutions which provides a comprehensive range of sales/administrative support to Sales Reps in the Hospitality Industry. Having worked as both an Office and Sales Manager at a Manufacturing Company for over 20 years, she became passionate about the Hospitality Industry. In her position she developed strong organizational skills and built solid relationships with customers, dealers and reps. Brenda resides in Georgia, with her husband, two grown children and three grandchildren. In her time off she enjoys spending time with family, traveling, gardening and boating on Lake Lanier.
Chef Ben Murray has joined the Watch Hill Group as our resident Chef. His passion for food began at an early age where he was inspired to earn a BS in Leadership with a concentration in Culinary Arts from Johnson & Wales University. Ben served as Chef de Partie at Chewton Glen in Hampshire, UK. Chewton Glen is a proud member of Relais & Châteaux and one of the finest luxury hotels in the United Kingdom. He has since worked at some of New England's most prominent hotels and restaurants as well as alongside some of the most influential chefs in Southern New England where he learned to hone his skills by always striving for perfection.
Colette is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island and brings over 20 years of experience in sales, marketing and customer service to Beelonia North America and the Watch Hill Group. Her combined career experience blended with her natural sales skills make her the perfect match for our company. Colette is not just about the sale – to her, a satisfied customer is the main goal!
Luis is the South American and Caribbean Market specialist for the Watch Hill Trading Co / Beelonia North America. He is fluent in both English and Spanish. Luis has worked in many facets of the hospitality industry from being an International Hotel Supplies Manager to a Sales Manager for many US based companies. Please call or email Louis for any of your Beelonia North America needs.