Kayla Borton – Brown-Forman

Kayla Borton serves as the Chicago brand ambassador for Brown-Forman’s portfolio of single malt Scotch and Irish whiskey.

After graduating with a degree in marketing and film, she worked on many different large scale productions.

Borton has more than 11 years of experience in hospitality, working in every front of house role, from host to beverage director. She joined the Brown-Forman team four years ago to represent the entire whisky portfolio. Over the years her position has evolved, focusing her expertise and passion on Scotch brands Glendronach, Benriach, Glenglassaugh, and Slane Irish whiskey. She works on national and local marketing programmes, spirits education, and trade advocacy.

Outside of work, she can be found donating her time to hospitality-focused mental health and wellness charities in Chicago.