Danielle Center

Danielle Center

Marketing Director

Danielle Center believes in bringing flowers, being moved by art, experiencing life as pilgrimage, and traipsing across the world (in no particular order). Loves include: writing weird poetry, scheming about theater, playing around with circus, and hosting dinner parties.     

Danielle’s experience with print & digital resources have scanned a decade. Media is always evolving and allowing new directions of thought and exploration, and Danielle is here for it.  She is Kindred Vine’s Marketing Director.

Jim Kenley

Jim Kenley

Business Development Manager

Jim joined the company in 1997 to develop new markets for the exclusive portfolio of J & R Selections, traditional wines from small family owned, multi-generational French wineries.  Fluent in French, Jim studied for two years at Dijon University during which time he worked at wineries in France and Switzerland.  He worked for 4 years for Manufacturers Hanover based in New York City as an international banker responsible for Benelux multi-national corporations. He left New York to work for eleven years as an Owner/Operator of family owned supermarkets in Indiana. Under the banner of Kindred Vines, and its expanded portfolio of wines from France, South Africa and Italy, Jim markets our high quality wines in select states as we expand our national import operations.

Over the years, she continued to cultivate her knowledge and love of wine, food, & travel.  Emily loves to cook, especially if it involves wine pairings, and doing any activity outdoors.  She is Kindred Vine’s Marketing Manager.

Chuck Bishop

Chuck Bishop

Logistics & Purchasing Manager

After attending Eastern Michigan University to be an educator, and a few “right place at the right time” experiences, Chuck has been in the wine business for nearly 10 years now. A transplant from Illinois, he has found a permanent home in Michigan. A place with abundant resources, a great history and an even brighter future.

Starting first in retail, spending the majority of his time in distribution, and now moving into direct importing, Chuck has worked and thrived in practically every stage of the wine trade. As the Logistics and Purchasing Manager for Kindred Vines Import Co, he is tasked with overseeing the behind the scenes import operations. This involves placing orders, coordinating shipping and maintaining relationships with our overseas partners.

Joel Haio

Joel Haio

CFO

I grew up in Southeast Michigan, and attended Wayne State and Walsh College where I majored in a Bachelor’s of Science in Accountancy.

I started my position within Kindred Vines and Woodberry Wines in October of 2018 as CFO. Prior to taking on this position, I worked in finance and accounting for multiple companies and as controller for a medium-sized, global professional services company.

In my free time, I like to play soccer and volleyball and stay outdoors as much as possible. I enjoy cooking and entertaining with my wife and having friends and family over.

Dan Glisky

Dan Glisky

Managing Partner, CEO​

Dan Glisky is the Managing Partner and CEO of Kindred Vines Import Co, and is proud to lead the Company’s strategic planning initiatives, and to oversee its implementation in the Company. Dan is also the CEO and Managing partner for Woodberry Wine, LLC, a Michigan distributor of fine wines from around the world.

Prior to acquiring Kindred Vines Import Co, Dan was involved in several entrepreneurial startup technology Companies, including TerraYebo and My Inch of the Earth, Digital 10 Media, and Compsat Technology. Dan is a contributing thought leader on business and entrepreneurship topics at Startup Nation and co-hosts a radio show that helps individuals take action to make their entrepreneurial dreams come true.

Dan is a sought after mentor and coach, and his life mission is to be a catalyst to the world and inspiring to everyone he meets.