As of September 29th, 2014, Mr. Steve Goto Joins the G.K. Skaggs Team
Irvine, CA – October 30, 2014 – As of September 29th, 2014, Mr. Steve Goto joined G.K. Skaggs, Importers of Premium Beverages as National Account Manager of beer. Mr. Goto has a long history in the premium beverage industry and a wealth of experience to bring to the table. He graduated from University of California, Irvine with a Bachelor’s of Arts. After graduating Mr. Goto was married and quickly began his career with Straub Distributing where he worked his way from Sales Representative to a Regional Sales Manager of Chain Stores. He was with Straub for seventeen years. During that tenure he developed a keen understanding of the industry and took that knowledge with him to Kirin Brewery of America where he spent the next nine years as Regional Sales Manager in Southern California and Nevada where he worked directly with major grocery chains. He then moved his way to National Account Manager of Kirin Brewery. After his time at Kirin he joined Karl Strauss Brewing Company in San Diego, CA. He joined Karl Strauss as Distributor Sales Manager and moved on to National Account Manager. He was with Karl Strauss for six years. During this time Mr. Goto and his wife had four new additions to their family and now are proud grandparents to three beautiful grandchildren. Mr. Goto enjoys road biking and golf in his rare downtimes.
Mr. Goto joined the G.K. Skaggs team and plans to bring his exceptional background and experience to the already thriving business. He’s no stranger to hard work and intends to be a permanent member of the team. “I couldn’t be more proud to have joined such a prominent, hardworking team.” Said Mr. Steve Goto. G.K. Skaggs was thrilled to welcome Mr. Goto on board. “Mr. Goto is a welcomed addition to our team.” Said Greg Skaggs, President of G.K. Skaggs. The G.K. Skaggs team is quickly growing with the demand of additional manpower as business skyrockets for the thirty year old company.
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