Our team.Proven, results oriented, hands-on, world-class.
The entire process was exceptionally well-executed ... characterized by professionalism, quality insight and recommendations, and full breadth and understanding of the complexity and challenges of our niche ... a marriage of passion and excellence.
Our team's deep experience & Industries served.
From hand crafted artisan products, to large-scale processes and production. We have deep experience with agriculturally-based products that are marketed and sold through consumer direct, food service, restaurant, hospitality, retail and distribution channels.
Managing Director & Founder
Deborah Steinthal is a seasoned strategy consultant and professional coach, who found her calling as a ‘winery whisperer’. With expertise in the areas of business growth strategy, family business transformation, and board and leadership development – she has a proven approach working alongside over 150 winery winery owners and CEOs, positioning their businesses for growth or for exit.
- Growth strategy 99% 99%
- Family business 90% 90%
- Board and leadership development 100% 100%
Paul Hoffman has advised closely held family businesses in the alcoholic beverages and consumer luxury markets on financial strategies, scenario planning, resource optimization, and capital restructuring.
He has held senior financial management positions for high growth companies including Rutherford Hill, The Hess Collection, and Jackson Family Wines; and has worked closely with in excess of 80 winery owners across the Northwest and California.
- Strategy 90% 90%
- Financial Leadership 100% 100%
- Accounting 100% 100%
Hank Salvo consults with private businesses in food and beverage sectors across a variety of issues such as growth and exit planning, financial strategy, succession planning, and governance. Retired CFO from Robert Mondavi Corporation, where he remained from 2000 until 2005 when Constellation Brands acquired the company. Prior to the wine industry, Salvo spent 20 years with Clorox Corporation in the finance and accounting track.
- Business Strategy 80% 80%
- Scenario Modelling 80% 80%
- Governance 99% 99%