Food and Consumer Package Goods Marketing Adrian Trimpe Distinguished Service Award

JacobiCraig Jacobi
Vice President, Strategic Accounts
Constellation Brands

Craig Jacobi is vice president of strategic accounts for Constellation Brands, a leading international producer and marketer of beer, wine and spirits with operations in the U.S., Mexico, New Zealand, Italy and Canada.

Starting with the company nearly 15 years ago as region manager for the Southeast division, Jacobi’s current responsibilities include category management and sales functions for off-premise retailers in the United States. Prior to Constellation Brands, Jacobi’s experience included working in the soft drink, winery and brewery industries.

Jacobi has close ties with Western Michigan University, serving as vice chair on the WMU food marketing advisory board. Before serving on the board, he actively participated on WMU’s campus, supporting the food marketing program through speaking engagements and coursework development, while also actively recruiting students for the program. Through his involvement with the University, Constellation Brands supports WMU through research and collaboration.

Jacobi earned his computer science degree from the University of Georgia and completed the key account management program at Cranfield University in the United Kingdom as well as the Constellation Brands executive development program at Dartmouth College.