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Amy Holmwood

Founder

Holistic Spirits Co.

Washington, DC, USA


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Amy Holmwood’s Biography

Amy Holmwood is a health and wellness entrepreneur and advocate of holistic health solutions. She, along with actor and environmentalist, Woody Harrelson, is a Founder of Holistic Spirits Co., the maker of Origen Specialty Vodka and Harmony Gin.

Holistic Spirits Co. combines science, nature and artisanal distillation to create innovative spirits that elevate the palate and the planet. Its spirits are designed for a better way to drink and created with transparency around ingredients and sustainable manufacturing in mind.

Amy is engaged in the LOHAS (Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability) market, an emerging area in the health and wellness community and one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy. Using her personal experience of overcoming childhood asthma and Lyme disease, Amy embraces genomic sciences that focus on natural alternatives and healthy eating. She encourages the use of Nutrigenomics and Biohacking in exploring individual solutions and sees this as the future of disease prevention and in the treatment of aging.

With a knowledge base built upon three decades...
Amy Holmwood is a health and wellness entrepreneur and advocate of holistic health solutions. She, along with actor and environmentalist, Woody Harrelson, is a Founder of Holistic Spirits Co., the maker of Origen Specialty Vodka and Harmony Gin.

Holistic Spirits Co. combines science, nature and artisanal distillation to create innovative spirits that elevate the palate and the planet. Its spirits are designed for a better way to drink and created with transparency around ingredients and sustainable manufacturing in mind.

Amy is engaged in the LOHAS (Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability) market, an emerging area in the health and wellness community and one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy. Using her personal experience of overcoming childhood asthma and Lyme disease, Amy embraces genomic sciences that focus on natural alternatives and healthy eating. She encourages the use of Nutrigenomics and Biohacking in exploring individual solutions and sees this as the future of disease prevention and in the treatment of aging.

With a knowledge base built upon three decades of experience in the insurance and financial industries, Amy is still active as a consultant and advisor in the Life Insurance industry with AgencyONE. Previously, her focus was on providing HNW individuals with advice on estate and liquidity planning, international insurance and asset protection planning. Amy was previously a board member of the Association for Advanced Life Underwriting (AALU) and President and board member of Forum 400, an advisor-driven life insurance industry think tank.

Amy earned a BBA in International Business from the George Washington University. She also completed the Strategic Negotiation and Dealmaking Executive Program at Harvard Business School and holds the Nutrition Science Certification from the Stanford Center for Health Education.
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Amy Holmwood’s Newsfeed

Financial Times
Who are you drinking?

Holistic Spirits Co. was featured on this Financial Time's list of spirits that would make perfect gifts for the holiday season.

Forbes
The Complete Guide To Art Basel Miami Beach And Art Week Miami 2023

Holistic Spirits Co. is featured in Forbes' guide to Art Basel Miami Beach & Art Week Miami, and Origen Specialty Vodka and others have collaborated with Millie Brown to present Celestial Bodies, a celebration of musician Tim Young’s latest release.

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Amy Holmwood’s Background

Holistic Spirits Co.
Founder
Jan 2020 - Present
Park City, UT, USA
Founded by entrepreneur Amy Holmwood and actor and environmentalist, Woody Harrelson, the Holistic Spirits Co. combines science, nature, and artisanal distillation to create innovative spirits that elevate the palate and the planet.
 
Templepride, LLC
Managing Member
Aug 2012 - Present
Rockville, MD, USA
Amy educates and promotes science-based longevity supplements in a new area of health science called Nutrigenomics and Biohacking through her company Templepride, LLC.
 
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Amy Holmwood’s Gallery

Previous Board Positions

Association for Advanced Life Underwriting (AALU)
Board Member
As of February, 2020, the Association for Advanced Life Underwriting (AALU) and GAMA International combined under the banner of Finesca. AALU offered life insurance planning for members, clients, industry, and the public in the state of Virginia.
 
Forum 400
President and Board Member
Chicago, IL, USA
Forum 400 is the only industry organization whose singular focus is advancing the sale of life insurance products. Limiting membership to the 400 highest-performing life insurance professionals in the US, Forum 400 allows members to share practical strategies and fresh ideas.
 

Media

The Purist
Article
Oct 2022
Amy is interviewed by Cristina Cuomo and explains Origen's dedication to wellness and sustainability.
 
Foodstuffs: Restaurant Building Sold, Provence On Shelter Island, Jam And Honey Contest, New Springs Tavern And Cookie Day
Aug 2022
Southampton, NY, USA
Origen Vodka is featured in this article on recent news and popular trends in the Hamptons.
 
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Interviews

Creating a New Category of Functional Beverages to Disrupt the Alcohol Industry With Amy Holmwood
Mar 2022
In this interview with the Thought Leaders podcast, Amy speaks on several topics including her choice to leave the life insurance industry to pursue a career in the health and wellness space as well as the ways in which Origen Holistic Spirits has innovated the alcohol business.
 

Accreditation

FINRA logo FINRA logo
FINRA
Series 7 License
Washington, DC, USA
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA) is a non-governmental organization that regulates member brokerage firms and exchange markets.
 

Publications

Wellness Blog
Author
Amy writes about numerous health and wellness-related topics, including tips for a healthy diet and lifestyle, exercises to rejuvenate the mind and body, destressing techniques and exercises, and meditation.
 
Thrive Global
Author
New York, NY, USA
Amy Holmwood has written about her personal experiences as an advocate for healthy lifestyles, dietary health, and the health and wellness community and its future.
 

Memberships

Conscious Capitalism, Inc.
Senior Leader Network
New York, NY, USA
Conscious Capitalism supports a global community of business leaders dedicated to elevating humanity through business. It provides executives with innovative and inspiring experiences designed to improve their business operations and demonstrate that capitalism can be a powerful force for good.
 
Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT)
Lifetime Member of Top of the Table
The MDRT is an international network of leading insurance and investment financial services professionals and advisors. Amy is a lifetime member of the leadership group, 'Top of the Table'.
 

Awards & Recognition

Wine Enthusiast: Origen Holistic Spirits Vodka
Superb Rating Announcement
Jan 2024
Wine Enthusiast has rated Origen Holistic Spirits Vodka as "superb" (scored at between 94 and 97). This is a fantastic recognition of Origen's commitment to crafting exceptional experiences.
 
SIP Awards 2023
Gold Award in Taste and Innovation Categories
Sep 2023
Origen Holistic Spirits received the Gold Award in two different categories: taste and innovation. This international spirits competition considers established brands and newcomers with consumers as the judges.
 

Specialist Courses

Stanford Center for Health Education (SCHE)
Nutrition Science
Aug 2020
The Stanford Center for Health and Education has the goal of sharing Stanford University’s interdisciplinary expertise in medicine and health with learners around the globe.
 

Training & Management Courses

Harvard Business School
Executive Education: Strategic Negotiation and Dealmaking
Cambridge, MA, USA
In Strategic Negotiation and Dealmaking program, executives learn how to bring together the right players, identify and address key issues, and develop the best process for each deal—all before the negotiations even start.
 

Business Partners

Wamberg Genomic Advisors
Founding Investor
San Diego, CA, USA
Wamberg Genomic Advisors provides affordable access to genomic testing technologies. Its vision is to reduce the burden of disease by democratizing access to clinical grade and actionable genomics technologies.
 
Bluestone Life
Founding Investor
Burlington, VT, USA
Bluestone offers more than insurance and annuities. Its products provide economic value and make a positive social and environmental impact.
 
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Speaking Engagements

Amy Holmwood | Entrepreneur Speech
Featured Speaker
2022
Amy traces her entrepreneurial path, while also discussing the holistic foods industry and her work to craft artisanal spirits that are healthier, and more sustainable.
 

Amy Holmwood’s Education

Johns Hopkins University
Master of Science | Biotechnology
2019 - 2021
George Washington University
BBA | International Business
1984 - 1986
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