Kristie Formato has been appointed as Connecticut Market Manager at Stoli Group, to a newly created role, as of April 2017. Formato will work on portfolio development and sales with state wholesaler teams including Allan S. Goodman, Brescome Barton and Connecticut Distributors, Inc. Formato reports to Jennifer Chapin, Director of Sales for New England, Stoli Group. For the past 11 years, Formato worked at Brescome Barton, first as a sales representative then holding managerial roles, most recently as the Regional Manager for New Haven County managing nine sales representatives. “I’m so excited to be working with other distributors in the market and meeting new customers throughout the state,” Formato said. Stoli Group recently added Stoli Crushed Grapefruit and Pineapple to its portfolio, along with Bayou American Rum and Achaval Ferrer, which holds 90+ ratings on its varietals, and Arinzano wines, among other brands.