Built by spirits enthusiasts. Headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Big Thirst, Inc., is a three-tier compliant e-commerce platform for spirits brands to conveniently expand sales and ship products to consumers. We are a full-service sales and marketing engine powered by a compliance, distribution, and sales consultancy, Big Thirst Consulting, and a full-service marketing agency, Big Thirst Marketing. We offer website design, online shopping cart integration, distribution management, customer service, digital advertising, email marketing, marketing analytics to target online marketing for increased sales, and retailer partner relations for order fulfillment.

The Big Thirst team is deeply involved with the spirits industry and keenly focused on providing the right solutions for craft spirits brands to find a new route to market.

Let us get your bottles moving. 


Big Thirst Marketing was founded.


Big Thirst Consulting was created.


Big Thirst, Inc. is formed. Big Cart and Big Data is launched.


Founder, CEO

Mark Shilling

COO & Board Member

Suzanne McGinnis

CMO & Board Member

Joseph Castillo

Consulting Advisory Board

Keri Emerson

Account Manager

Rich Plakas

Web Designer & Digital Advertising

Kristin Rice

Marketing Manager

Jennifer Swanson

Public Relations Manager

Jake Holshue

Distillery Production Consulting

Jennifer McInnis

Public Relations Manager

Jake Barnett

Business Development

Kristen O’Brien

Public Relations Manager

Anthony Gorrity

Graphic Design

Noriel Brown

Social Media Content Creator
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