|Location||Sonoma, CA, United States|
|Introduction||I have over 23 years in the wine & hospitality industry focusing on tasting/retail rooms, wine clubs, special events, and online sales & marketing. From 1996 through 2007 I was the Producer, Coordinator, and Executive Director of the highly successful Catalan Festival of Food, Wine, & Music. I am a graduate of Normandale College (Bloomington, MN) where I earned a degree in Technical Theatre. I have also worked as a bicycle mechanic, (bicycle) race promoter & organizer, bartender and nightclub manager, and as a lighting designer, stage manager, and sound engineer for various amateur, semi-professional, and regional theater companies.|
|Interests||High-end audio, wine, cooking, hiking, bicycling, skiing, politics.|
|Favorite Movies||Citizen Kane, Die Hard, North by Northwest, You Only Live Twice, Apollo 13, Dan in Real Life, The Third Man.|
|Favorite Music||Pink Floyd, U2, Frank Zappa, Super Tramp, Miles Davis, Emerson Lake & Palmer, Nirvana, Steely Dan, The Suburbs.|
|Favorite Books||Why is God Laughing?, Never Eat Anything Bigger than Your Head, Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them, The Bell Jar.|
Which is more important to you and why: flexibility or expandability?
Think it through, it's not a trick question. For me it's flexibility. Another way of saying adaptability, and I've always thought that to be an overlooked (and vital) strength.