Alan Dreeben


As a Partner, Alan Dreeben has played a major role in taking the family-owned business, Block Distributors of San Antonio now operating as Republic National Distributing Company, from a company with revenues in the middle double-digit millions to current annual revenues of well over $6 billion.  And it’s standing well up in the list of 100 largest privately-owned companies in the U.S.  His story of that growth and the road ahead is both fascinating and inspirational.  His contributions, both past and present, to the community, the Texas Educational System, and the wine and spirits wholesalers’ industry require several pages, but among them are:

  • Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) – Regional Board of Directors
  • San Antonio Symphony Wine Auction – Co-Chairperson/Founder
  • Santa Rosa’s Children’s Hospital Foundation – Board Member
  • Alamo Heights ISD – Board of Trustees/President
  • Texas State University System – Board of Regents/Chairman
  • UTSA – College of Business/Advisory
  • State of Texas Comptroller’s Business Advisory Council
  • Texas Tech – Texas Wine Marketing Research Institute, Director
  • Wine & Spirits Wholesale of America – Chairman of the Board (2014-2015)
  • Wine Market Council – Director, Executive Committee/Chairman
  • New World Wine & Food Organization – Man of the Year
  • University of Texas at Austin – McCombs School of Business – Foundation Trustee; and Member of the Advisory Council
  • University of Texas Development Board
  • University of Texas/Texas System - Chancellor’s Council
Meet Alan Dreeben - Mentor
Meet Alan Dreeben - Mentor