National Grape Wine Initiative LogoDonnell Brown has been named president of the National Grape & Wine Initiative, succeeding Camron King. Brown began her duties on April 3.

Brown has worked in the wine industry since 2009. She has operated a private consulting firm, Between the Vines LLC, served as senior marketing director for Wölffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack, New York, and was marketing director for Visit Temecula Valley.

While running Between the Vines, she served as executive director of the Long Island Merlot Alliance and was event planner and board member of Harvest East End on Long Island.