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Elizabeth Bellanti

Bellanti Branding
After working on national marketing campaigns for Pepsi, Exxon, Visa and the Jim Beam Music program around the country, I agreed to stay home in Austin and help out Tito Beveridge, of Tito's Handmade Vodka fame 8 years ago, for free, since he couldn't afford help at the time. A year later, I had brought him enough growth to afford my paycheck. I was the first and only woman there and the first to leave the distillery and go out into the world with his vodka on a daily basis. Back then, all there was was the original shack and if I needed vodka for anything, I had to bottle it myself. After years of driving the power of word of mouth to develop the Tito's brand and after wearing numerous hats around Tito's business, I left my position as Brand Manager there to start consulting last year. I remain a creative partner with Tito and am now also working with several restaurants, and a talented singer songwriter named Robyn Ludwick. I'm also starting a re branding project to uplift the popularity of mixed breed dogs and encourage their adoptions called UPWITHMUTTS.com. I just recently moved to Wimberley, Texas where I take consulting calls and am opening a vintage and Texas Music shop with Robyn in Feb. 2011