Loyola University, Bachelor’s Degree, Business Communications

Executive Education: Kellogg Business School / Harvard Business School


Matt Deegan is Constellation’s senior vice president and chief sales officer, reporting to Robert Hanson, executive vice president and president, Wine + Spirits. In this role, Matt is responsible for overseeing the wine and spirits sales organization, inclusive of the U.S., the Americas, sales strategy and commercial planning.

Matt joined Constellation Brands in 2016 as senior vice president, sales for the company’s wine and spirits division, where he was responsible for managing 19 states.

Before joining Constellation Brands, Matt held a number of senior leadership roles in sales and marketing with increasing responsibility at Campari, Beam Suntory, and Southern Wine and Spirits.

Constellation Brands, a Fortune 500® company, is a leading international producer and marketer of beer, wine and spirits with operations in the U.S., Mexico, New Zealand, Italy, and Canada. Constellation is the No. 3 beer company in the U.S. with high-end, iconic imported beer brands such as the Corona and Modelo brand families, and Pacifico. Its high-quality wine and spirits brands include the Robert Mondavi and The Prisoner Wine Company brand families, Kim Crawford, Ruffino, Meiomi, and SVEDKA Vodka. The company’s portfolio also includes a collection of highly rated wine brands such as SIMI and Mount Veeder Winery, spirits brands High West Whiskey and Casa Noble Tequila, as well as new wine innovations such as Cooper & Thief and Spoken Barrel.