Our Team

Our team consists of a group of talented professionals who are dedicated to the company’s mission, culture, core values and teamwork. Each operates in an atmosphere of trust, empowerment and teamwork. Their leadership provides the infrastructure support to the company’s ongoing operations, which continually focuses on the needs of our customers.

Robert D. Jenkins

Chief Executive Officer,
bob@southwestbeverages.com

Founder, and the driving force behind the team that translates challenges into action plans and results, Bob continually draws on his 40 years of senior level business and finance experience, half of which has been in the beverage industry (Vice President Finance & Administration for Cadbury Beverages, Snapple Beverages and Chief Financial Officer for MDO Development Corp. & Tasker Capital Corp) to provide leadership in the areas of strategic development, finance, accounting, risk management, human resources, commercial business development, contract preparation, treasury, marketing and intellectual property. In addition, Bob has designed the company’s logos, website and all of its packaging and marketing materials.

Janet L. Jenkins

Business Development Manager,
janet@southwestbeverages.com

An instrumental asset to the company in devising and implementing sales strategies to ensure the company meets its sales performance objectives Janet is responsible for cultivating business relations with existing customers and generating and capitalizing on new sales opportunities. In addition, Janet plays an integral role in the design and development of all marketing materials and in maintaining the company’s customer database.







Karri Snively

Production Manager,
karri@southwestbeverages.com

Oversees the daily production operations of the company by ensuring the department is properly staffed and materials are available to efficiently produce products that are within budget, to standard and on time. In addition, Karri is responsible for ensuring that all products meet all governmental quality standards and that all employees are trained and adhere to all aspects of health and safety rules and regulations.

Kevin R. Jenkins

Packaging & Shipping Manager,
kevin@southwestbeverages.com

As one of the founding members of the company Kevin has been instrumental in the creative design of all packaging and in implementing both systems and processes for the packaging and shipping functions of the company. On a daily basis Kevin is responsible for the management and maintenance of all raw material and finish goods inventory that ensure adherence to all manufacturing schedules and that ensure all orders are properly packaged and shipped in a timely manner. In addition, Kevin is responsible for the development and maintenance of all professional relationships with vendors, customers/wholesalers/retailers and fund raising organizations.

Susan J. Jenkins

Customer Relations & Service Director,
susan@southwestbeverages.com

As a founder of the company, and a key member of the team, Susan has set up all systems and procedures that efficiently receive and process all orders. Passionate about what she does, Susan provides that critical administrative link between our customers and the company by answering all customers inquires, supplying product information, price quotes, processing orders and investigating, evaluating, and resolving all customer





complaints. In addition, Susan maintains a close working relationship with all company employees, vendors, wholesalers, retailers and fund raising organizations to ensure that their needs and requirements are meet.