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Member Spotlight - Robert McCaughey

By Amira Ansari posted 03-29-2019 12:03

                                                                                        USBG Charlotte Chapter, 25 years in the industry

Professional Stats & Vitals: WSET Americas Business Development Manager - Spirits and Sake. Wine, spirits and sake educator

First job: Barback in Family Pub in England

Why this business?: Every day is different and there are a world of opportunities

Best part of job: Travel (also the worst part!)

Stress relievers: Spending time with my kids, swimming, cooking

Favorite quote: When I read about the evils of drink I gave up reading!

Pet peeve: Carry on luggage that should clearly have been checked

Advice you could offer to others: Listen more

Best advice you ever got: Find something you love to do and you will never work a day in your life

Best compliment anyone could give you: You talk funny

How do you turn around a lousy day? Have a conversation with my 4-year old

Most interesting place traveled & why: Syria -  because I got to see it before thousands of years of history was destroyed

What's the simplest thing you've never mastered? Braiding hair

Favorite part of The camaraderie

Sports team: West Ham United (soccer)

Word: Vinous

If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates? If your name’s not down you’re not coming in

Are you planning to attend one of the 2019 Regional Conferences? Yes