Senior Vice President
As Senior Vice President of Wirtz Beverage Nevada, Scott Blazek oversees the company’s Las Vegas and Reno operations.
A 20-year veteran of the beverage industry, Scott is responsible for
bringing strategic direction and focus to Nevada’s sales and marketing
teams. In addition, Scott manages the company’s brand portfolio with a
commitment to expand its statewide reach while continuing to grow market
share with the existing Wirtz Beverage customer base. His career has
been defined by his ability to create strategic partnerships at the
supplier and account level, as well as his aptitude for building
high-performing teams that are able to continuously deliver flawless
execution in the marketplace.
Scott joined Wirtz Beverage Group from Heineken USA where he was the
National Senior Vice President of Sales. Prior to joining Heineken,
Scott spent 10 years at Diageo, serving in a number of capacities,
gaining a wide array of experience with increasing responsibility across
all three portfolios, including beer, wine and spirits.
He is a graduate of Northern Illinois University as well as an MBA
recipient form St. Joseph’s University – Haub School of Business.
Vice President, Wine & Spirits Sales
Having worked with Wirtz Beverage Group for the past 11 years,
Rich Espe is currently serving as Vice President of Sales Wine and
Spirits in Nevada. Previously, Rich was the Channel Sales Planner for
Wirtz Beverage Illinois.
Rich has an experienced background in the food and beverage industry.
Previously, he was the Wine Marketing Manager for Hamburg Distributing
and was General Manager for several nightclubs and restaurants in
Vice President, Beer Sales
As Vice President of Beer Sales for Wirtz Beverage Nevada,
Deacon Nauslar is responsible for inspiring a team of over one hundred
professionals and ensuring the satisfaction our suppliers and customers.
The Director of Sales and Director of Trade Development report directly
to Deacon, who brings with him 30+ years of experience in the Beverage
Deacon joined Wirtz from Bay Area Beverage, where he served as Vice
President of Sales. Prior to joining Bay Area Beverage, Deacon
spent over two decades serving in a number of capacities at companies
such as Glazer’s, Crest Beverage Company and Coors Brewing Company.
Deacon brings with him a deep love for the beer business, stemming from
this passion for the culture of this category and his commitment, as a
distributor, to execution.
Director, External Affairs & Community Development
his position as Director of External Affairs and Community Development,
Bart Masi oversees the continuing development and strengthening of the
Wirtz brand while protecting against any industry threats and leading in
all government and community affairs in Nevada. A native of Chicago,
Bart was Jesuit educated at Saint Ignatius High School and Loyola
University. His career in the industry began as a sales representative
with Best Brands (Miller High Life Beer) while going to John Marshall
Law School at night.
Bart has been a member of the beverage alcohol industry for over 46
years and a resident of Las Vegas for almost 40 years. He has been on
both the supplier and distributor sides and has been with the Wirtz
Beverage Nevada team for the last 13 years. His past responsibilities
have included Director of Sales, Marketing, Merchandising, and
With Bart’s long established relationships and reputation, he is an
active participant for the Wirtz Beverage Group’s commitment to all
educational, philanthropic, cultural and political initiatives in the
state of Nevada.
Director, Warehouse Operations & Supply
Bohan has been with the Wirtz organization for over 12 years. In his
current role as Director of Warehouse Operations for Wirtz Beverage
Nevada, he provides innovative solutions for enhancing operational
methods while increasing efficiencies and improving customer service.
Kyle joined the organization in 2001 and since has provided valuable
leadership for the state of Nevada Operations. Kyle was instrumental in
facilitating both the Las Vegas Facility and in taking the lead on
starting up the Northern Nevada operations in 2006. Kyle has implemented
four Warehouse Management Systems throughout the Wirtz Beverage
network. In 2011, he collaborated with Wirtz Beverage Wisconsin on the
design, implementation, move and startup of their new
state-of-the-art-facility in Hartland, Wisconsin.
Kyle has over 20 years of experience in warehousing, distribution and
order fulfillment in industries such as wire and cable, consumer retail
products and educational materials.
Kyle majored in organizational leadership at Purdue University and
achieved a Masters in Business Administration from the University of
Nevada Las Vegas in 2010. He received the inaugural Ray Norvell
leadership award for the state of Nevada in 2012 and the Arthur M. Wirtz
award in 2013.
Director, Human Resources
her role as Director of Human Resources for Wirtz Beverage Nevada,
Cynthia Cameron has improved employee engagement, restructured the
foundation and processes, upgraded recruitment and onboarding, initiated
Military recruitment, and has worked to create numerous community
Previously, Cynthia served as the Vice President of Human Resources
facilitating the branding transition from Hotel San Remo to Hooters
Casino Hotel. While there, she tripled the workforce, taking it from 500
to 1550 employees; implemented Hooters recruiting, training, culture
and diversity programs; designed an all new benefits and compensation
plan; and oversaw daily human resources operations.
Cynthia is on the Board of Directors of the “I Have a Dream Foundation,
Nevada Chapter” which provides advanced education, mentoring, and
training opportunities to disadvantaged youth; National Member of the
International Association of Working Mothers; and is a Chamber of
Commerce Leadership Las Vegas Graduate. She is also the recipient of
numerous community service awards and commendations; and in 2000
received a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification from the
National Society of Human Resource Management. m the University of
Nevada, Las Vegas.