Matt Helms, CEO of Haus Wine and Spirits, was destined to be an entrepreneur when at the age of seven, the Chicago native began helping his father with his small business. While attending college, Matt fully realized his passion for business. He entered the distribution business at age 22 with a major national distributor. His love for the wine and spirits industry grew as he moved up the ranks in his company.
Matt soon began starting side businesses to quench his entrepreneurial thirst, including BAM Designs (a real estate company), and Chicago Snack Company. He also started a training division at a baseball school, where he wrote curriculum for sport specific training and coached.
Matt purchased Haus Wine and Spirits in 2013 and has progressed significantly within a short period of time. His focus is introducing high quality, small batch, craft wine and spirits to Illinois and other marketplaces while utilizing the latest technology and marketing solutions to promote his products along with each customer’s business. He takes pride in providing a unique, profitable solution for his customers and suppliers. He has vast experience and understands how to adapt to the market challenges that brand owners and customers alike face. He centered his business model around their individual needs. Matt takes pride in providing the solutions customers need to compete in today’s marketplace and meet market demand.