The Chappellet household has introduced the appointment of Christine Ha to the place of chief monetary officer (CFO) for Chappellet.
Ha involves Chappellet from Silverado — Westchester Group Funding Administration, a TIAA and Nuveen firm, the place she managed the winery finance and accounting group for a world funding portfolio overseeing 20,000+ acres of vines. In her function as CFO for Chappellet, Ha will work intently with the Chappellet household and Managing Director David Francke to information monetary technique and enterprise planning for the long-lasting Pritchard Hill vineyard.
A San Francisco Bay Space native, Ha graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in enterprise and economics and is a licensed licensed public accountant. She started her profession as an audit supervisor for KPMG, LLP in San Francisco, the place she spent 5 years engaged on such key accounts as Visa Inc. and Blum Capital Companions. After transferring to the Napa Valley in 2010, Ha introduced her monetary and accounting acumen to the wine business because the controller for Blackbird Vineyards and Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley, earlier than becoming a member of Silverado in 2012. At Silverado, Ha was promoted from finance and accounting supervisor to director of finance and accounting, and in the end to the corporate’s lead finance place as senior vp of finance.
“As a family-run vineyard, we pleasure ourselves on bringing high expertise to Pritchard Hill, after which empowering them to make our vineyard even higher,” mentioned Chappellet’s second-generation chairman, Cyril Chappellet. “Christine is a dynamic chief whose integrity, data and expertise will probably be a useful asset to Chappellet as we plan for the subsequent half century.”