MEET THE TEAM

Albert Savarese

CEO/Founder


Albert has over 15 years extensive experience within the liquor industry as former Owner of StilltheOne Distillery in Pt Chester, NY – Westchester County’s 1st Distillery since Prohibition. He combines 35 plus years in various business ownerships, marketing brands both domestic and international. His passion for whiskey with unparalleled knowledge in all aspects of the business from sourcing, production, marketing, and finance to strategic investments.

David Spezzano

Partner & Chief Business Officer


Prior to joining NY Barrel Syndicate LLC in February 2022, Dave had 15+ year finance career working for NYSE and MUFG planning, managing, and analyzing commercial credit and alternative investments for syndicated, bilateral, and structured issuance. He holds a BA from Hamilton College and MBA from Columbia Business School.

Ken Ishii

Senior Advisor


Ken founded Interpac Marketing Group in 1979 serving as CEO and Chairman of the Board. During his tenure, he formed a trading company that specialized in sourcing products from the US for export to Asia. He also formed IMG Realty to service the Asian investor’s acquisition of commercial and residential properties in the US. In 2000 he merged Interpac Marketing Group with Asia etc. and is Sr. Partner representing many Asian companies here in the US.

Maxie Groebner

Design & Marketing


Maxie joined the team with one goal in mind – making your product stand out like any other. She spent the last decade acquiring as much experience and knowledge in the industry as possible to help you with your marketing strategy, brand building and outreach. Don’t know what the next step is going to be, she does.

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We are continuously looking to surround ourselves with industry talent whether part-time or full-time. See below to apply.
Cheers, Albert Savarese