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Our People

MANAGEMENT

Aaron Dobbin, President & CEO

Aaron Dobbin was appointed as President & CEO, of the Winery and Grower Alliance of Ontario in January 2017. Previous to this appointment, Mr. Dobbin held senior positions in both the private and public sector, including Vice President of StrategyCorp, as well as Senior Advisor and Director of Policy and Research in the Office of the Premier of Ontario.

Mr. Dobbin holds a Bachelor of Arts, Honours, from the University of Guelph, a Bachelor of Education from the University of Windsor and a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Waterloo.

Karen Loch, Executive Assistant

Karen Loch joined the Winery & Grower Alliance of Ontario as Executive Assistant in April 2010. Ms. Loch has worked in the Ontario Wine Industry for over 24 years and her various roles and experience have provided her with an in-depth knowledge of the industry including wineries and grape growers from all across the province.

Ms. Loch is a graduate of Brock University. Over the course of her career with the Ontario Wine Industry, Ms. Loch has sat on a number of grape and wine industry committees, including most recently the annual industry Insight Conference Committee. Ms. Loch lives in the Niagara Region with her son.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Greg Berti
Director
Andrew Peller Limited

Paul Bosc
Director
Château des Charmes

Jim Clark
Past Chair
Colio Estate Wines

Ryan Conte
Director
Megalomaniac – John Howard Cellars of Distinction

Matt Dixon
Vice-Chair
Colio Estate Wines

John De Sousa
Director
Grower

Rob Enns
Secretary/Treasurer
Grower

Doug Hernder
Director
Grower

Hank Hunse
Director
Small Talk Vineyards

Tommaso Magnotta
Director
Magnotta Winery

Tom O’Brien
Director
Cooper’s Hawk Vineyards

Del Rollo
Chair
Constellation Brands

J. Murray Souter
Director
Diamond Estates Wines & Spirits

Phil Tregunno
Director
Grower