Founded in 2012, Back Bar Project is the exclusive U.S. importer of a collection of premium spirits brands that meet the U.S. and global spirits industry's demand for more specialized, high quality ingredients.

Our team is comprised of leading spirits industry professionals from around the country, dedicated to providing world-class spirits to the U.S. market.

Back Bar Project Team Member Matt Milner

Matt Milner

President - Seattle, WA

Matt provides financial and strategic oversight along with the maintenance of supplier relationships and coordination of nationwide logistics. Matt learned the ropes growing up in a family that imported South African food and wine.

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Matt Milner

President

Seattle, WA

Back Bar Project Team Member Kaj Hackinen

Kaj Hackinen

Vice President - Brooklyn, NY

Ten years in the bar industry combined with his skills as a licensed attorney gives Kaj a unique perspective in his role. He manages East Coast markets in addition to advising on daily company functions.

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Kaj Hackinen

Vice President

Brooklyn, NY

Back Bar Project Team Member David Muñoz

David Muñoz

VP-National Sales Manager - Los Angeles, CA

His experience working for Coca-Cola, Infinium Spirits and Brown Forman, has made David a perfect partner and national sales director. He has been instrumental in growing our distribution network across the U.S.

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David Muñoz

VP-National Sales Manager

Los Angeles, CA

Back Bar Project Team Member H.E. Greer

H.E. Greer

California State Manager - Los Angeles, CA

Before his role as CA state manager for BBP, H.E. created record sales growth for Young's Market Company in Los Angeles. He is a highly motivated sales leader with an in-depth understanding of our largest distribution partner.

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H.E. Greer

California State Manager

Los Angeles, CA

Back Bar Project Team Member Lauren Sanchez

Lauren Sanchez

SE Regional Manager - Miami, FL

Lauren has fast-tracked her way into the role of manager of the Southeast with her competitiveness, drive and natural talent. She has experience in every facet of the business including hospitality, distribution, marketing and sales.

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Lauren Sanchez

SE Regional Manager

Miami, FL

Back Bar Project Team Member Erik Hakkinen

Erik Hakkinen

NW Regional Manager - Seattle, WA

For 10 years, Erik was the head barman at Seattle's legendary Zig Zag Cafe. Erik manages BBP business in the Pacific Northwest.

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Erik Hakkinen

NW Regional Manager

Seattle, WA

Back Bar Project Team Member Jackie Patterson Brenner

Jackie Patterson Brenner

N. California Sales Manager - San Francisco, CA

Jackie is a celebrated, award-winning mixologist, spirit expert and globally recognized industry leader based in San Francisco.

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Jackie Patterson Brenner

N. California Sales Manager

San Francisco, CA

Back Bar Project Team Member Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson

VP-Mexican Spirits - Seattle, WA

Andrew joined BBP after nearly 20 years working in technology. Now he combines his business acumen with his passion for all things fermented and distilled; providing operational support and managing the Mexican spirits portfolio.

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Andrew Johnson

VP-Mexican Spirits

Seattle, WA

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