Full Name
Quinton Jay
Job Title
Managing Director
Bacchus Consulting Group
Speaker Bio
Quinton Jay has 20 years of experience running both boutique and well-known wineries, as well as a wine-focused private equity fund, and now specializes in restructuring/turnarounds and alternative financing. Quinton has spoken at over 25 industry conferences and is quoted in the press on a regular basis as a subject- matter expert. Quinton has experience working as a traditional lender and with alternative lenders to private equity firms. Throughout his career in finance and private equity, he has extended, invested, and raised more than $200 million in various ventures and projects in the Alcohol Beverage Industry.
Quinton is the Founder and Managing Director of Bacchus Consulting Group (BCG) (http://www.bacchuscg.com/), an independent alcohol beverage consulting firm he founded in 2002; the consulting firm is focused on restructuring/turnarounds and optimizing business by integrating operations sales (wholesale and direct to consumer), and financial management. He has been an expert witness in the alcohol beverage industry on five different occasions. BCG has the largest database of Alternative Lender/Financing companies interested in working with Alcohol Beverage Companies.
Concurrently, Quinton is the Proprietor of Bacchus Wine Shop (BWS), a full-service retail merchant of fine wines, artisanal spirits, and craft beers co-located inside a butcher shop, the Pape Meat Company store (est. 1958) in Millbrae, CA. BWS is leveraging the “store within a store” concept to drive wine and spirit sales, tastings, and clubs.
Quinton Jay