Collette VanGerwen-Smith

Collette VanGerwen-Smith

Marketing Manager


Collette joined the Meathead team as the Marketing Manager after working 10 years in the Hospitality and Wine industry representing brands in Sonoma, Napa, Spain, and Edna Valley. Collette hails from Pismo Beach, California, but discovered her love for wine after graduating from Sonoma State University. Her background in the Hospitality and Wine Industry built her high standards for providing exemplary customer experiences and executing flawless customer service. The Wine Industry primed Collette in brand building, relationship marketing, business development, public relations, digital marketing, and Direct to Consumer sales. She is a Certified Sommelier through the Court of Maters Sommeliers and holds a WSET 3 Advanced Certificate with the Wine and Spirits Education Trust. Collette’s extensive background in the Wine Industry is welcomed, to grow the success of Meathead Wine Storage.

She has an athletic approach to her work, where she applies a tireless work effort to strengthen Meathead Movers and herself professionally. She dedicates herself to projects and loves to see the end results. She enjoys celebrating success of her teammates and the company!

Outside work, Collette enjoys teaching and practicing the Bar Method as well as enjoying time with her family at the beach. She is a collector of sea glass, sea shells, and of course wine!

Schools Attended

Sonoma State University

Sports Played

  • Cheer
  • Snorkeling
  • Yoga
  • Snowboarding
  • Dance
  • Hiking