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wine company executive

Gary Dennis Battles, American wine company executive. Captain United States Army, 1972-1978; lieutenant Commander United States Army Reserve. Member Reserve Officers Association, Creighton University Alumni Association (president since 1988).

Background

Battles, Gary Dennis was born on August 8, 1950 in St. Louis. Son of Bert Lamar and Gloria May (Potts) Battles.

Education

Bachelor in History, Creighton University, 1972. Master of Arts, Center Michigan University, 1976. Graduate, United States Army Command and General Staff College, 1989.

Career

Unit manager, Proctor & Gamble Distributing Company, Omaha, 1978-1980; general sales manager, McKesson Wine & Spirits, Honolulu, 1985-1987; N.W. division manager, E & J Gallo Winery, Seattle, 1980-1985; general manager Valley Wine Company, E & J Gallo Winery, Portland, Oregon, 1987-1990; western regional manager, E & J Gallo Winery, Modesto, California, 1990-1992; vice president, partner, Columbia Distributing, Portland, since 1992. Co-chairman Classic Wine Auction, Portland, 1988-1990. Instructor United States Army Command and General Staff College, since 1992.

Membership

Captain United States Army, 1972-1978. Lieutenant Commander United States Army Reserve. Member Reserve Officers Association, Creighton University Alumni Association (president since 1988).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: history, military history, triathlons.

Connections

Married Anne Elizabeth Flanders, December 27, 1975. 1 child, Bradley.

father:
Bert Lamar Battles

mother:
Gloria May (Potts) Battles

spouse:
Anne Elizabeth Flanders

child:
Bradley Battles