Our Team

Ivy Stokes

General Manager

Ivy Stokes joined the Foxcroft team in 2016, starting out as a server and and quickly working her way up to Assistant General Manager and then General Manager. Ivy’s industry knowledge and sense of hospitality are all-important to the culture and success of the organization. Upon hearing about a potential Greenville location, Ivy jumped onboard for the new adventure.

When not hard at work Ivy can be found hanging out with sidekicks Scooter and bad, bad, Leroy Brown, her amazing dogs.

Chloe Dean

Assistant General Manager

Chloe has been in the hospitality industry for over 8 years. After graduating from the University of South Carolina with degrees in Business and Marketing, she moved to Greenville and joined the Foxcroft team as a server. Chloe now holds the position of Assistant General Manager. She loves wine because its more than just drinking there is also a rich background of science, farming, growing, and fermenting techniques. She takes every opportunity to learn more about wine. 

Chloe also gets to use her creativity to manage the social media presence for Foxcroft Wine Co Greenville and to help promote and plan upcoming events, specials, and retail wine promotions. In her free time, Chloe can be found caring for her miniature farm complete with chickens, rabbits, a golden retriever, a snake, and more!

Chris Mydosh

- Executive Chef

Chris was born and raised in New Jersey but moved to Charleston SC to attend Johnson and Wales and remained in Charleston after graduating to be part of the opening team in HMGI’s second restaurant, Blossom cafe. From there he moved to several prominent cities in the southeast including Atlanta, Savannah, DC and Charlotte. More recently he moved down to Greenville with the Foxcroft team to be closer to family.

Outside of kitchens he enjoys gardening, landscaping and outdoor activities such as hiking, is an avid dog lover and a beach bum at heart. But one of the things he enjoys most is the process of transforming quality local ingredients into a meal that brings folks together

Justin Solomon

Culinary Director 

After growing up in the mountains of Western Pennsylvania, Justin Solomon spent his formative years in the kitchens of the Pacific Northwest and the Low Country of South Carolina, under the tutelage of James Beard award-winning chefs. Justin’s philosophy is to leave every diner feeling as though they are fed in manner that conjures excitement, passion or a memory…connecting them with their meal. Because, as it’s been said “one cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”

Mary-Kate Reid

Marketing Manager

Mary-Kate (MK) has a background as the one-woman marketing department for diverse industries from textiles to pet care but has found a home in hospitality with Foxcroft Wine Co & Dot Dot Dot Cocktail Lounge. She works diligently behind the scenes for all locations and is quick to brag about her talented, knowledgeable, and friendly co-workers. Since 2019, she has played a central role in developing the Foxcroft brand and digital presence. MK enjoys all her  fun and diverse marketing projects including all things creative, social media, graphic design, event marketing, community outreach and more - all while learning about the world of wine, cocktails, and top notch cuisine. She’s grateful for a career that feels more like a hobby and co-workers that feel more like friends. During her free time, MK can be found kayaking on Lake Norman, creating abstract gold leaf paintings, sipping wine on her front porch, and hanging out with Walter, her golden retriever and personality doppelgänger. 

Amanda Spring

Ecommerce Manager

Amanda got her start in the restaurant industry as a pastry chef. After graduating from Johnson and Wales University and working in a kitchen she quickly learned that that was not the place for her. She spent the next 10 years managing restaurants and retail shops. Here she found her passion for wine and enjoys teaching others about the world of wine. On her off time she enjoys photography and going to hockey and football games. 

Shawn Paul

Wine Operations Director

Shawn Paul is a Certified Sommelier with the Court of Master Sommeliers and holds certification in Advanced Blind Tasting from the American Sommelier Society. A native of central Maine, Shawn studied Classics, Philosophy and French at Clark University in Worcester, MA and spent an academic year in Dijon, France. Shawn has more than 15 years of experience in Food & Beverage management, with nearly 10 as a professional sommelier and beverage director in New York City at Michelin starred restaurants. Prior to leaving New York for North Carolina, Shawn worked as an Associate Specialist in the wine department of the international auction house Christie's. In North Carolina Shawn has worked as the Wine Buyer and Wine Room Manager for Dean & Deluca and later General Manager and Beverage Director at Corkbuzz by Master Sommelier Laura Maniec. With Foxcroft Wine Co. Shawn works as Wine Operations Director where he oversees purchasing, education and professional development. Shawn lives in Matthews, NC with his wife Heather and sons Oliver and Emmett.

Conrad Hunter

An 8th generation Charlotte native, Conrad Hunter spent the better part of the 80s and 90s as a professional touring musician and recording studio owner. His serious love of wine began inn 1988 as a byproduct when helping a friend open Charlotte’s first open kitchen brasserie, The Artist’s Cafe. Growing disillusioned with the collapse of the music industry in the late 90s Hunter sold his studio and launched a new career in the wine business. His first Foxcroft Wine Co. opened in 2004 in the heart of Charlotte’s Foxcroft neighborhood. After 15 years, he’s still at it, leading the expansion of Foxcroft Wine Co. into multiple locations as well as it's sister business, the award-winning Dot Dot Dot, Charlotte’s classic cocktail lounge.

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