Our Team

Twenty20 Beverages is a California based sales and marketing organization focused on the development of high potential, emerging brands.

Ashley Burnette

Ashley has extensive experience in the distribution tier. He held many significant positions at Young's Market Company, the last being Executive Vice President of Marketing and Internal Operations. This experience gives him a unique perspective on how distributors and suppliers effectively work together to grow and develop brands, and he now utilizes that experience to the benefit of our portfolio. He is a results-driven, execution oriented, decisive leader with a proven track record of success. Ashley resides in Southern California and works across all aspects of our business to monitor sales execution, ensure strategy is consistent and our clients' goals are being achieved.

ashley@twenty20beverages.com

Ashley Burnette

Partner/Co-founder

John Ormiston

John has held leadership positions with some of the world’s largest wine and spirit producers. He has been involved in the development of successful brands including Jack Daniel’s, Woodford Reserve, Pinnacle Vodka, Herradura Tequila, Sonoma Cutrer, Benziger and Fetzer Wines. He led the creation of the Alliance Company, a joint venture between Brown Forman and Bacardi, two of the world’s largest spirits producers. He created 1026 Beverage Company in 2015 which later developed into 2020 Beverages and is a leader in sales and marketing management in the wine and spirits industry. He received his MBA from Pepperdine University in 2000.

john@twenty20beverages.com

John Ormiston

Partner/Co-founder

Jeff Hilmer

Jeff began his career in the beer business where he worked for both distributors and suppliers. Jeff has a well rounded background in both customer and distributor management and has experience in the on premise, off premise and chain channels of trade. Jeff has spent the last five years managing and selling spirits in Northern California. Jeff has a proven track record of success. Jeff lives in Sacramento and manages Sacramento, and the East Bay region.

jeff@twenty20beverages.com

Jeff Hilmer

Area Sales Manager, Northern California
Sacramento and East Bay

Jenny Havemen

Jenny was introduced to the wine and spirits world while working in fine dining. She quickly discovered that she had a passion for all things craft beverage related. She has experience in a multitude of arenas in the hospitality and sales realm, from serving, to bartending, to distributorship sales, to brand management. Jenny spent seven years with Young’s Market Company where she worked as a Chain Sales Person, District Manager and in On Premise. She loves the details, and geeks out on in-depth product knowledge.
When Jenny is not slinging drinks in some capacity, she is either busy adventuring with her daughters or pursuing her love for ballroom dancing.

jenny@twenty20beverages.com

Jenny Havemen

Area Sales Manager – Northern California
North Bay and Peninsula

Michael Hernandez

Michael is an accomplished Distilled Spirits professional. Mike has held multiple sales roles within industry leading spirit companies like Brown Forman, Jim Beam and Breckenridge, and has successfully launched many new brands. Mike has extensive distributor management experience as well as key account relationships in Southern California.

michael@twenty20beverages.com

Michael Hernandez

Area Sales Manager – Southern California
Los Angeles and the Central Coast

Scott Baldwin

Scott has been in the Beverage Alcohol Industry for many years working with the Brown-Forman Corporation. Scott has successfully managed the Brown-Forman portfolio across a variety of Sales, Marketing and Brand Management roles. Scott has spent time in markets across the country including Georgia, Wisconsin, Nevada, Northern California and Southern California. For the past 15 years Scott has managed the Brown Forman business for the On and Off Premise channels of trade, as well as the Chain headquarters in Southern California.

scott@twenty20beverages.com

Scott Baldwin

Area Sales Manager – Southern California
Orange County, San Diego and the Inland Empire

Earle McCutchan

Earle started his career with Ernest and Julio Gallo. During his journey he has managed and sold both wine and spirits, and for some of the best sales and distribution companies in the wine and spirits industry. Earle has managed sales teams while also planning activities with senior distributor management and assisting the distributor sales force with execution. Earle has worked in most of the western states but for the 10 years prior to joining Twenty20 he managed St Supery Estate Vineyards and Winery overseeing California, Arizona and Nevada.

earle@twenty20beverages.com

Earle McCutchan

Regional Sales Manager
Arizona and Nevada

Yanet Cruz

Yanet is a UCLA graduate and a big part of the 2020 team. She is a data oriented selt-starter with experience in sales, marketing, law and nonprofit administration. Yanet coordinates all field marketing activities including retail demos and on premise events. She also coordinates social media and online retail activities for the company.

yanet@twenty20beverages.com

Yanet Cruz

Field Marketing Manager
California

Kara Ipson

Kara manages the Twenty20 social media platforms and is also instrumental in developing the Twenty20 brand. Kara grew up in Seaside, a beach town off the Oregon coast and is currently based in Portland. Growing up by the beach has provided endless inspiration for her artistic endeavors. Kara is skilled in graphic design as well as a traditional artist. When she’s not on Adobe Illustrator, you can find her on a hiking trail on the Oregon Coast or playing with her black lab, Angel.

kara@twenty20beverages.com

Kara Ipson

Social Media Manager