Our Team

Management Team and Staff

Mary Anne Ferrell


Mary Anne Ferrell, President and Owner of Licensing Solutions, is widely recognized as a restaurant industry expert in licensing. Mary Anne has over 26 years of experience in liquor license acquisitions, sales, purchases and renewals. She also possesses expertise concerning operating license acquisitions, alcohol awareness training, and numerous licensing issues that can be encountered during the start of a new business or during the operation of an existing company. Mary Anne enjoys her free time socializing, exploring her neighborhood, listening to good music, and trying creative new drinks from the area's top bartenders.

Susan VanderJagt

Director of Operations

Susan originally joined the LSI team in 2009 and currently supports the day to day operations of the business as well as assisting with new restaurant openings and licensing. Susan began her career in the legal field over 20 years ago working as a legal assistant in a small law office in Winter Park, Florida. She advanced to the position of Real Estate Paralegal at Darden Restaurants where she worked for over 8 years. Susan has a strong background in legal research and is focused on delivering exceptional service to our clients.

Sandra Rivera

Licensing Paralegal

Sandra joined LSI in 2018 as a Licensing Paralegal. Sandra brings with her over 10 years of experience as a paralegal working in corporate, real estate and licensing for both law firms and in the hospitality industry. Sandra excels in customer service and has a proven track record of going the extra mile for her clients. Sandra’s diverse background allows her to be an expert in the areas of corporate structure changes, license acquisitions and renewals and in legal research.

Luz Gonzalez

Licensing Paralegal

Luz also joined LSI in 2018 as a Licensing Paralegal. Luz brings with her almost 20 years of experience as a paralegal, specializing in the field of licensing compliance. Luz previously worked for BowlMor-AMF and also for The Winebow Group in licensing and compliance specialist roles. Her background in licensing has allowed her to join LSI and quickly assume an integral role in servicing our client’s needs in all areas of licensing.

Katrina King

Senior Licensing Project Manager

Katrina joined the LSI team in January of 2013. Her sparkling sense of humor enhances her ability to work under pressure. Katrina's previous work experience with the Florida DBPR, AB&T Licensing Division has proven beneficial for clients branding their entities in Florida. Katrina has completed licensing for various restaurant concepts, assisted living facilities, hotels and salon & spas in various cities and counties throughout the State of Florida. Prior to joining the Licensing industry, Katrina was employed with Osceola County government for more than 20 years in various positions, including 19 years with the Clerk of Court’s Office and 4 years with the Tax Collector’s office.

Eddie Anderson


Eddie joined LSI in 2016 as a License Broker. Prior to working for Licensing Solutions, Eddie spent over 14 years in restaurant operations management with the last 4 years as a Sr. Recruiter for Planet Hollywood Intl. Eddie is dedicated to servicing his client’s needs whether looking to buy or sell a liquor license and customizes his approach for each client based on their specific licensing needs. If you are looking to buy or sell your license and want a professional broker on your side, contact Eddie immediately.

Vanessa Berrios-Rodriguez

Senior Licensing Compliance Specialist

Melissa Wilt

Licensing Compliance Specialist

Samantha Covell

Accounting Specialist

Halle Ferrell

Administrative Assistant

Our team of liquor licensing professionals are here to help!