President and CEO, K&L – Alaska
Dan has been President of K&L Distributors since 1991 and is also the managing partner of K&L Beverage Company, a partner in Young's Markets Northwest, and the sole owner of K&L Distributors. Dan's role for Young's Market is to oversee Alaska wine and spirit operations and to advise on spirit and wine brokerage in Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho and Montana. Dan started his career in banking with Citibank in New York City. He has been active in the wine and spirits industry since 1980. He began his career as a salesperson in Anchorage, and went on to a variety of management positions in beer, wine and spirit sales. Dan is a graduate of the Wharton School of Business.
Office Location: Anchorage
Executive Vice President Northwest
Mr. McGovern oversees all facets of Young's wine and spirits business in the states of Alaska, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Wyoming, Utah, and Montana.
Prior to joining Young's, Mr. McGovern was President of NWS Michigan, Inc., the largest spirits distributor in the State of Michigan. Prior to joining NWS in 2005, Mr. McGovern served as Diageo's Metro New York Market Manager, Diageo's Midwest Regional Vice President, Diageo's Western (US) Director of Trade Marketing and Diageo's Southeast (Miami) Director of Trade Marketing Sales. Prior to that Mr. McGovern was with Gallo Winery.
Office Location: Kent
President Young's Market Company of Alaska
As President of Young's Market Company of Alaska Don is responsible for managing the Alaska operation for Young's Alaska. Don joined K&L Distributors as a Beer Sales Manager in 1991 in Anchorage, Alaska. Prior to his tenure at Young's Market Company, Don held various positions within the industry. He began his career in Chicago, Illinois with the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company in 1978. After being promoted to District Manager, Don relocated to Missoula, Montana. Departing Schlitz, Don started an 11 year career with G. Heileman Brewing Company that included several promotions and relocations to Arizona and then Seattle. Don is a Michigan State graduate.
Office Location: Anchorage
Director of Finance Northwest
As Director of Finance for the Northwest, Angelina overseas all finance and operations for Young’s wine and spirits business in the states of Alaska, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Wyoming, Utah and Montana.
Prior to joining Young’s, Angelina held a number of Finance positions during her 18 year career at PepsiCo with experience in forecasting, planning & analysis, strategic and operational planning, marketplace strategy and pricing, employee development and financial literacy. Angelina also brings a wealth of knowledge gained while working in the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industry at PepsiCo.
Prior to that, Angelina spent 5 years with KPMG in the audit practice. Angelina is a graduate of Boston College’s Carroll School of Management and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in New York.
Office Location: Renton