San Jose, CA, September 27, 2017 – Liberation Distribution (LibDib), the first technology company to offer a three-tier
compliant web-based platform to sell wholesale alcohol, announced today that the San Jose based start-up has
experienced tremendous growth since launching in March 2017. As part of that growth, the company recently hired five
new employees, including industry veteran Amanda Rehn as LibDib’s Vice President of Platform Sales. LibDib currently
employs fifteen full—time employees and plans to double that number in the next six to twelve months.
“The response to LibDib has been tremendous since our launch. We were able to quickly expand our team with some
great people,” said Founder and CEO, Cheryl Durzy. “We look forward to opening additional markets in the very near
Amanda joins LibDib with seventeen years of wine industry experience. Most recently she was National Sales Manager
for Big Basin Vineyards in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Prior to Big Basin Vineyards, she served as Regional Sales
Manager for Grandes Places Selections where she worked with import partners specializing in small estate wineries.
Prior to that she worked for Farm Wine Imports, Girl on the Vine, Paul Bullard Associates, Turnbull Wine Cellars, and
“Amanda’s extensive sales experience within the three-tier system makes her the perfect candidate to manage our
platform sales,” said Durzy. “She understands this business from both sides and will be key in guiding LibDib customers
to the platform to learn about our Makers and purchase micro-production, craft beers, wines and spirits.”
LibDib also recently hired a platform sales associate in Los Angeles and plans to add five new positions before the end
of the year. Launched on March 22, 2017, the company has grown to more than 1,000 products on their multi-state
distribution platform in just six months. LibDib continues to have new Makers, restaurants, bars and retailers sign up to
use the platform every day.
LibDib is the first three-tier compliant distributor to provide distribution to any Maker without an upfront financial
commitment. LibDib Makers and licensed resellers can create an account and sign up on LibDib.com. The LibDib web-
based platform provides the buyer with a seamless e-commerce experience as well as invoicing, payment processing,
collections, and taxes, allowing both Makers and retailers to do business in a more open, efficient and cost-effective