Management Team

 

 Frank Ianni

 CEO

Frank joined Opimian as CEO on September 1st, 2015 after a nationwide search. His vision and leadership have been a hallmark over a 30 + year career while successfully leading multi-national, midsize and smaller organizations in Canada, the U.S., Europe and Asia to new heights. Frank is the strategic driving force and architect, in harmony and conjunction with his dedicated management team and support staff at Opimian, behind the recent rejuvenation and member-centric strategies of our great wine club. He is considered an expert regarding national and international business development and sustainable strategic growth, has a lovely wife of more than 30 years, 2 beautiful daughters and a grandson.

 Anna Tarzia Zappia

 Wine Sourcing & Logistics Manager

For more than 36 years Anna has been a staple of the Opimian management team. She understands the need for a respectful and personal relationship with those who craft the beverage of the gods that is so dear to us. Opimian’s continued growth and selection of future wine producers will rely heavily on her intimate understanding of the wine industry ecosystem and her broad knowledge of wine as such.

 Patrick Bolduc, CPA

 CFO & IT Manager

Patrick has been crunching numbers for Opimian since June 2015. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Université du Québec à Montréal but he is first and foremost a trained and proficient CPA. Over the last 25 years, he has worked in diverse industries ranging from manufacturing, e-commerce, distribution to high tech businesses – none of them nearly as delightful as a wine club.In addition to overseeing Opimian finances, he is also in charge of IT. In that respect, Patrick is known to make technology work for him and not the other way around. Ever since he took on this role, this tech-savvy problem solver has implemented effective solutions which continually enhance the ways in which Opimian delivers value to its members.

 

 Alexandre Guay

 Marketing & Member Experience Manager

Alex joined Opimian in May 2016, began his career in the brewing industry with Molson Coors Canada, an organization where he held several positions within the teams of sponsorship, commercial marketing and management of national trade marks. Known as a passionate foodie, he then joined the restaurant franchisor Imvescor Restaurant Group Inc. as National Marketing Manager for the Bâton Rouge restaurant chain. During his career, thanks to his strategic thinking, leadership and creativity, Alex contributed directly to developing innovative products that led to increased market share for his organizations, and this during challenging economic times.

Alex has a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a major in marketing from UQAM’s School of Management. A passionate leader motivated by teamwork.

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