NABCA Selects BABLO Director as Incoming Chair-Elect

Gregg Mineo will bring decades of experience to the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association.


AUGUSTA, Maine The Department of Administrative and Financial Services is pleased to announce that Gregg Mineo, director of the Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations (BABLO), has been selected by the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA) as the organization’s incoming chair-elect. This nomination will take effect in May 2020, and will not impact Mineo’s responsibilities at BABLO.  

“It is an honor to be elected to serve my fellow board members and all who are affiliated with NABCA in this role as a future NABCA chairman,” said Chairman-Elect Mineo. “The value of control systems and what we do in managing a product which has potential to cause harm, as well as providing needed revenue to our respective states by selling this product, is unique. I will be proud to represent NABCA, its members, and those on my team in Maine.”

Mineo has served as BABLO director since 2014. He has more than 41 years of experience in the wine and spirits industries, including 32 years in many marketing and sales capacities during his tenure with the Seagram Company and the Absolut Spirits Company.

“Director Mineo has been an active member of the NABCA Board of Directors and has chaired several committees, including the Governance and the Products and Procedures committees. He has also served on other NABCA committees, sharing from his experience and providing valuable input to discussion topics,” said Jim Sgueo, NABCA president and CEO.

Mr. Mineo has a psychology degree from Bethany College and has done graduate work in economics and accounting. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the National Conference of State Liquor Administrators, The Center for Alcohol Policy, the International Beverage Network, and others.

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