Janine Aquino has seen it all, with over 25 years of experience consulting on everything from an idea’s inception all the way to through nuts and bolts of business operations. It is not every day that you see this range of experience combined in one person – but that is what Janine delivers.
Janine is a powerhouse. She began as an entrepreneur herself, starting a variety of companies across wine consulting and appraising, real estate, convenience stores, estate liquidation, telecommunications, and management consulting.
Janine Aquino started as an entrepreneur herself, creating different companies across wine consulting and appraising, real estate, convenience stores, estate liquidation, telecommunications, and management consulting. This was a true baptism by fire and she enjoyed taking on the challenge of going into a business that is operating in the red and being a driving force to turn it around. It is through this experience that she developed her tenacity and business acumen that is now offered to her clients.
Moving more seriously into the wine world, Janine won a collection of accolades and awards along the way. After her time in ownership of Camelot Cellars Winery and key positions at 12 Ridges Vineyard and Ecco Adesso Vineyards, she now brings all of the combined entrepreneurial learnings to a small group of selected clients. Here on Live Wingman, you can join her long list of happy and successful connections.
In each of her roles, she demonstrated her skills in challenging circumstances – bucking the odds, taking the reigns, and becoming invaluable parts of significant turnaround stories. Janine has proven time and time again that through a carefully crafted market strategy, the right partnerships, and robust systems – her guidance can transform any business into a force to be reckoned with.
Janine is an expert when it comes to relationship building, negotiating, operational efficiency, leadership, marketing, and much more. Her strategic thinking and keen problem solving make for a powerful ally to have in your corner, helping to weed out the bad ideas and drive, instead, towards a business that can stand the test of time.