Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC) is an organization built on the strong foundations of long-term, well-established family owned companies. The earliest RNDC predecessor company traces its roots back to a single distributorship that was founded back in 1898 in Pensacola, Florida. Today, RNDC is the second largest beverage alcohol distributor of premium wine and spirits in the U.S. with wholly owned operations in Alabama, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia. RNDC also operates in Arizona, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, and South Carolina through venture partnerships. In total, RNDC employs more than 7,000 hard working individuals nationwide. RNDC’s board of directors consists of Eddie Block, Chris Carlos, John Carlos, Jay Davis, Alan Dreeben, and Jerry Rosenberg, who oversee the company. An executive operating committee works to provide the company with the diversity and flexibility to manage the changing needs of its customers and suppliers. The operating committee is comprised of Tom Cole, President; Bob Hendrickson, Executive Vice President, and Greg Johnson, Chief Financial Officer.