' vinSUITE - Team



Ahmad Hafeez Senior QA Engineer
Ahmad Hafeez
Sr. QA Engineer
ISTQB Certified Tester with 10 years of experience in implementation of Software Testing Life Cycle. A believer of continuous improvement. Here @ vinSUITE, making sure to deliver quality builds to our clients. Other than work, he loves travelling with his spouse, family, friends (whoever is available), watching movies and organizing parties.
Alison Schmidt Web Developer
Alison Schmidt
Web Developer
Alison is a front-end web developer in Nevada City, where she has been working for vinSUITE since 2008. In her spare time, she designs and makes jewelry. Alison also loves reading, chilling, and eating delicious foods. She has a cat that she loves dearly, but she is truly a dog person.
Austin Coombs
Austin Combs
Technical Support Specialist
Austin Combs has been working in the restaurant and tech industry for over 15 years. He is a fast learner and welcomes challenges that help him expand his skills. Having been on both ends of customer service, Austin will do whatever it takes to make sure that any issue is resolved with the customer's best interests in mind. Austin and his wife enjoy reading, watching bad movies, and spending time with their son, Hendrix.
Bob Engberg Sales Manager
Bob Engberg
Regional Sales Manager
Bob has been working in the wine industry since 2004. He has experience as tasting room host, winery GM, wine industry consultant, wine industry sales and support team member, and wine maker. Bob enjoys golf, fly fishing, food, and wine in his free time.
Brad Bottjen Software Engineer
Brad Bottjen
Software Engineer
Brad brings over ten years’ experience developing Java software and web applications, to help vinSUITE develop solutions using the latest & greatest technology platforms. In his spare time, he is an avid gamer, and enjoys traveling & spending time with his spouse & family.
Brian Cornell Product Manager POS
Brian Cornell
Product Manager, eCommerce + Wine Club + POS
Brian has been serving vinSUITE customers for over four years through the POS support channel. He enjoys working with new customers and stepping them through the onboarding process for the vinSUITE POS systems. Outside of work, Brian enjoys gaming, movies, and beer tasting. His favorite beer is currently Heretic's Make America Juicy Again.
Craig Blackmon Technical Support Specialist
Craig Blackmon
Training Specialist & Technical Support
With over 20 years in the wine & food industry, Craig is a Napa Valley native who loves technology and innovation. When he's not helping the wine industry evolve, you can find him with his family, helping his nephews build computers, camping, or watching sports.
Dan Williams Support Operations Manager
Dan Williams
Support Operations Manager
Dan has 20 years of experience working with technology in the wine industry's Direct-to-Consumer wine sales. He is currently overseeing all support teams on a day-to-day basis, ensuring vinSUITE customers continue to receive the best customer service in the industry. Dan and his wife grew up in the Napa Valley, and are proud to still call it home. A father of two wonderful children involved with sports, Dan and his wife are racking up the bleacher time! He enjoys being active outdoors with his family - a man of many hobbies, mountain biking replaces all others.
Jason Curtis General Manager
Jason Curtis
Jason has been in the wine industry for over 20 years. He left a fairly stable job in Texas to move out to the Sonoma wine country to pursue a burgeoning passion for wine. He discovered he was better with numbers than tasting notes (it happens) and found his true calling - helping wineries improve their operations using technology. And enjoying the end-product along the way.
Jeremy Horne Technical Support Specialist
Jeremy Horne
Technical Support Specialist
Jeremy loves wine and earned his WSET Level 2 before moving up to Napa from Orange County. He has worked in tasting rooms, and came to the valley to pursue a degree in wine business at Sonoma State University. Cheers!
Johanna Stephan Project Management Lead
Johanna Stephan
Project Management Lead
Johanna has been with vinSUITE for over 12 years. The best part of her job is working with a great team and building strong relationships with her clients. After years in wine e-commerce, she recently discovered her love of French rosé. Johanna is a longtime resident of Nevada City with her two daughters, where her perfect day is one spent at the Yuba River or exploring the nearby Sierras.
Jon Trafton Lead Data Anaylst
Jon Trafton
Lead Data Anaylst
Jon has been working in technology within the wine industry since 2006. He keeps busy at vinSUITE managing data and integration projects. In his free time, Jon enjoys playing guitar, reading, and exploring the wonders of Napa and Sonoma counties with his wife and son.
Junior Chester Development Manager
Junior Chester
Development Manager
Junior was born in Hawaii but makes Dallas his home now. He has been working in tech since back in the day, supporting Windows 3.11. He has a diverse background with companies and industries ranging from Boeing, Microsoft, health, biofuel, and much more. Junior helps drive our solution forward by bringing a variety of interest, curiosity, and passion to our team.

Michael Gatto
Senior Software Engineer
Michael has been a web developer since Netscape was the new big thing. He loves making people's business run better through well-crafted software, and enjoys building up his team into software craftspersons. He reads heavily and is an amateur historian on the Middle East. Bicycling and Mediterranean cooking are Michael's daily hobbies.

Michael Rosano
Operations Manager
Michael has been with the vinSUITE for nearly 11 years. He started working in technical support on the POS side, moved into implementations, and then into management. He loves working in the wine industry and helping wineries solve their DTC problems with our solutions. He is married to the love of his life and has three beautiful kids. Michael is also a big fan of the Raiders and A’s!
Molly Spurgin Marketing Coordinator
Molly Spurgin
Marketing Coordinator
As a native Mid-westerner in search of warmer weather, Molly headed to the West Coast, where she has worked in the specialty food industry for over five years. She has a love for design and analytics and found her passion for marketing. Her goal is to help businesses grow by improving their branding and digital presence. In her free time, she enjoys watching movies, listening to music and podcasts, and exploring California.
Muhammad Haseeb DevOps Engineer
Muhammad Haseeb
DevOps Engineer
With special interests in SysOps administration over 6 years, aiming towards a robust, reliable and scalable system for vinSUITE. Engineer by profession, foodie by passion.
Preston Williams Product Manager WineWare
Preston Williams
Product Manager, WineWare
Preston has worked at vinSUITE for the past six years, but has an additional 12 years of experience in the POS industry, and over 15 years in support. Supporting customers is his passion. There are very few things that make him as happy as helping a customer solve an issue that has been giving them trouble. Preston is also a proud father of three, and dedicates all of his spare time to enjoying every minute with his children.
Selena Bacchus, Finance Department
Selena Bacchus
Billing Coordinator
Coming from a financial career back home in Guyana, Selena migrated to Canada in 2022 and recently joined the Jonas Software company, with VinSuite being one of the business units assigned to her. She is also one of the owners of N&A Hardware & General Store, a family owned business located in her home county. Apart from her professional life, she enjoys spending quality time with her family, is a food lover, and is definitely a person that can light up a room with laughter.
Sharuba Sathiyakumar, Collections Coordinator
Sharuba Sathiyakumar
Collections Coordinator
Sharuba joined vinSUITE as a collections coordinator on July 2020. Aside from her full time role she has a side business in handmade favours & gifts that are targeted at self-care, health, and wellness. She also enjoys hiking, biking and is a foodie! Her favourite foods are ramen, poke bowls and sushi! She is also a nature lover that loves catching sunsets and exploring parks & waterfalls. Sharuba really wants to travel in the upcoming years as there is so much to see and experience out there!
Shawna West, Finance Department
Shawna West
Billing Coordinator
Shawna started work with vinSUITE in 2015. In addition to her finance work for the company, she is part owner of an auto repair shop and loves travel, off-roading, movies, books, and spending time with her family. She's lived her whole life in Texas and is partial to whiskey but enjoys trying out new wines.
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