Charles joined Ridge in 2010 as the VP of Finance and is a member of the Executive Team. Charles works closely with all departments within the company to ensure the financial success of the company as a whole. Charles directly oversees the Finance department and the warehouse and logistics team and works closely with other departments to forecast future of Ridge Vineyards.
Over 20 years ago, Charles followed his passion for wine and joined the wine industry, first on the hospitality side, then into production, and finally back to his roots in finance. Prior to joining Ridge Vineyards, he held management positions with Domaine Chandon, Roundhill/Rutherford Ranch Cellars, Viansa Winery, and Signature Wine Cellars. Charles is a graduate of the University of California at Davis with an accounting accreditation from the University of Washington in Seattle.