Our Team

David Epstein

David Epstein

President, Founder, and Chairman of the Board

David came up with the initial vision for Palmia and brought the Palmia concept from a beach in Spain to a viable product with an initial launch in San Francisco.

 

Robert Nathanson

Robert Nathanson

CEO

Robert is a beverages expert & industry consultant with more than 10 years experience in the alcoholic beverage space, having expertise in private labeling, brand building, operations & distribution.

 

John McAlester

John McAlester

CTO

With over 10 years of web development experience, the challenge of constant learning is what keeps him passionate about the industry today. John has the unique ability to adapt to different workflows and learn new skills.
Josh Ridless

Josh Ridless

General Counsel

Private practice attorney who’s core areas of expertise include corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, securities law, intellectual property transactions, and other related issues.
Brad Kern

Brad Kern

Advisor

15 years expertise in large-scale commercial and financial transactions, including complex securities offerings and acquisitions. Assisted Fortune 500 companies with compliance related matters.
Jennifer Zanotto

Jennifer Zanotto

Brand Ambassador

20 Years in the Beverage industry in all channels: chains, on and off-premise, major distribution and multi-state management. Worked with Fortune 500 companies taking regions to double figure growth.
Johnny Metheny

Johnny Metheny

Brand Ambassador

Former owner of CA chain of bars and graills called Johnny Love’s. One of San Francisco’s best known bartenders. Metheny was inducted into The Bartender’s Hall of Fame by Bartender’s Magazine.
Christina Vincent

Christina Vincent

Brand Ambassador