New BATW Corporate member Linda Sanpei founded Parker Sanpei in 2007 and has built the company into a full-service public relations and marketing agency focused on the hospitality industry. As a 15-year veteran in the profession, she holds a strong track record of developing and executing public relations, marketing and sales strategies that deliver results. Having represented a wide array of organizations from large international wine corporations to travel destinations, multi-layered associations to small start-up companies, Linda’s background is uniquely suited to creatively customizing communications and marketing strategies focused on her passions of food, wine and travel.
Linda’s career in the hospitality industry began under the umbrella of Southcorp Wines of Australia as National Sales and Marketing Director for Seven Peaks Winery. She then transitioned to Pacific Wine Partners as Public Relations Manager, followed by Trade & Consumer Relations Manager for Constellation Wines U.S. As Executive Director for Wagstaff Worldwide, a hospitality-focused public relations agency with offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Chicago, Linda polished her public relations skills in the hospitality arena.