Whether you are launching a new brand or growing an existing one, the top priority for Connections team is to create an expierence for your brand with your target audience that results in an increase in revenue. With tried-and-true trade and experiential techniques, CCMS will help you establish a marketing approach incorporating existing operations, brands, costs, concepts, marketing programs  and most importantly DATA to ensure you are capitalizing on both your investments and opportunities.

You know your brand, let us make sure the world knows you!


Rian Donatelli

President & Coach
President and Founder Rian Donatelli established Connections Consulting and Marketing Solutions over 20 years ago. With a background from the supplier’s side, a Control State Specialist; Rian brings a backing that competitors cannot emulate. She has 25 years of experience in the beer, wine, and spirits industry, giving her clientele the utmost in background and preparedness when it comes to their sales and marketing strategies. Starting from the bottom up, Rian cultivated her company using her exceptional ability to connect on both a business and human level, paired with her voracious drive for excellence. Working around the clock, problem solving proficiency, and unmatched strategic planning have allowed Rian to obtain an outstanding client retention rate, which only rises as she continues to elevate brands to their full potential through excellence and expertise. Throughout her time in the marketing industry, Rian has successfully coached over 100 brands to ultimate growth and goal achievement.

Cory Schubert

VP Data Insights & Strategy
Vice President of Data Insights & Strategy, Cory Schubert is a veteran of the beverage alcohol industry with extensive commercial, strategic planning and brand marketing experience. Cory is a savage in data mining, modeling, analytics & strategic planning. Working around the clock to provide brand, creative and commercial strategies grounded in industry reality. He has extensive experience working with industry leaders Diageo, Pernod-Ricard, and Patron Spirits . Cory turned entrepreneur in 2017. Working in all facets of the industry, Cory created his own Agency, a 360º route-to-market and commercial strategy firm for emerging and new-to-world alcohol beverage brands.
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“My experience with Connections Consulting & Marketing Solutions & Talent Booking Experts has far surpassed all expectations, they are downright outstanding. The level of professionalism among their whole team is palpable, and I would recommend their services to absolutely anyone wanting their brand and image to be represented in the highest caliber."  -Sherwin Williams Motorsports

“Rian is an amazing professional, her knowledge in marketing and branding is top level, she’s helped me develop my business to the next level strategically, if you need someone to keep you accountable and to help you succeed in business with a solid brand and marketing strategy... then Rian will be that for you and a friend!" – Silvera Enterprises

“Thank you for your time at the Hard Rock Live Center prior to Britney’s concert. We had such a great time talking to you and taking the pictures and OF COURSE being able to see Britney performing! Just wanted to let you know Kohl’s E-comm did great this past week with Prerogative 1.0oz. Thank you for you & your teams hard work in promoting the brand!”- Elizabeth Arden (Revlon)

“Rian is a born leader with a proven passion for this business. She is a perfectionist in her work and accepts nothing but the best in her execution. I am blessed to know and have worked side by side with her in the industry.”– Dulce Vida