MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER * ENTREPRENEUR * MERICA BOURBON
Derek Sisson is a native Texan and former Marine. He was a member of the Special Operations community who served honorably with 2nd Force Reconnaissance Company.
He started his journey in the into the Wine & Spirits industry in 2008 as a wine importer. His success in the wine industry led him to start a Wine & Spirits distribution company, and he founded Texas Top Shelf. Through the years as the CEO of Texas Top Shelf, he learned every aspect of the industry as well as building key relationships.
In 2017, Derek made the commitment to create his own brand, MERICA Bourbon. Within a period of three years, Sisson built MERICA Bourbon into a national brand that is currently available in 44 states to include Walmart, nationwide.
Sisson had been featured on Fox & Friends, CBS, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Buzzfeed, Hannity Huffington Post, ESPN , many National Podcasts and considerable local Television and radio shows.
With his experience within the special operations community and life as an entrepreneur, he has proved he has the leadership skills and drive to catapult, which has brought MERICA Bourbon to the next level of global success.
Recently, Sisson has opened a new distillery in Galveston creating jobs for vets and local citizens.
Sisson is available for speaking engagements for fifteen minutes to one hour. Speaking topics include, but not limited to:
Read more about Special Operations warrior-turned-entrepreneur Derek Sisson in Forbes "Entrepreneur's Winning Secret: Use These 3 Elite Military Tactics in Business."
Derek Sisson, Marine