As our Controller, James Meredith oversees the finance and accounting team serving all of our entities. Jim works closely with our key managers as a member of our senior management team.
Jim comes to us with a wealth of experience having served as a controller or chief financial officer for a number of leading wineries, including Kunde, Huneeus, Cardinale, and Clos Pegase. He also served as the finance manager for the Napa Valley Vintners Association. Jim was most recently controller of Polaris Wines, a negociant and importing company.
Early in his career, Jim served as a senior tax auditor with the State of California Board of Equalization. He holds a bachelor of science degree in business administration, accounting and management information systems from California State University at Sacramento.
Jim and his wife, Kim, live in Napa, where he is a home winemaker, brewer and gardener. Jim also plays softball and is a baseball fan.