Born and raised in New York City, Vaughn started his career in hospitality as a bar back in Webster Hall, a popular nightclub in the east village. His passion for being behind the bar was solidified. In his twenties, if he wasn't behind the bar he was most likely sitting at one. Vaughn has worn every hat as a barman. From creating craft cocktail menus to managing and training bar staff he has opened some of New York's premiere watering holes.
Having found love, his soon to be wife and him moved to Nashville to open a Bed and Breakfast in the bustling neighborhood of East Nashville. After a year of long days and even longer nights Vaughn and his wife moved across the country to Los Angeles. Going back into bars and restaurants Vaughn started looking for other opportunities to learn and grow. Wine, beer and spirits have always been his focus. so when an opportunity in sales and distribution became available, he jumped at the new experience. When he's not talking whiskey or wine, you can find him drinking it while entertaining his son and chasing his corgi.