Leanne Chau

Leanne P. Chau

Director of Commercial Sales, Marketing & Events,
Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits

Leanne P. Chau brings over 25 years of experience in the beverage distribution industry with Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits, concentrated in marketing, on- premise sales and beverage education.  She currently serves as the Director of Commercial Sales, Marketing, & Events. 

Ms. Chau is responsible for publications, advertisements, trade/consumer tastings and manages a team of wine specialists.  She works with the SGWS Director of Education to mentor and educate the Southern California SGWS sales force. 

She is a proud Cal Poly Pomona Bronco!


Areas of Expertise:

  • Beverage marketing
  • Event Planning
  • Publication, advertising, and menu development & design

Education and Credentials:

  • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Bachelor of Science, College of Business, Management and Human Resources
  • University of Phoenix, Master’s in Business Administration

Professional Affiliations and Activities

  • Certified Specialist of Spirits, Society of Wine Educators
  • WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) Level 2, Wine
  • WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) Level 1, Sake