LEE BRIAN SCHRAGER
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNICATIONS AND CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, SOUTHERN GLAZER’S WINE AND SPIRITS, MIAMI
Schrager is the creator and the force behind the South Beach Wine & Food Festival. He took the reins of a small-scale FIU fundraiser in 2000, moved it to Miami Beach and turned it into a celebrity-studded multi-day festival showcasing world-class wine, spirits, food and fun and attracting a who’s who of the culinary world.
Over the years, South Beach Food & Wine has raised more than $30 million for the FIU’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management and Southern Wine & Spirits Beverage Management Center. Schrager also runs the New York City Wine & Food Festival that benefits a food bank.