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Simon Blattner‘s professional achievements as a printer and builder may only be exceeded by his tireless work in the nonprofit world. After 19 years running Rittenhouse Paper in Chicago, Simon and Kimberly Blattner moved to Sonoma in 2000. In Sonoma, Simon has spent eleven more years as owner and publisher of...

After more than 30 years of living in Los Altos, and raising a family, while working on the Peninsula and South Bay, Carol moved to Healdsburg in March 2014. Carol’s careers have spanned from administration of justice to fundraising, most recently working at her alma mater, San Jose State University. SJSU entered into...

Michelle has 20 years of experience as a trusted advisor to ultra-high net-worth families, providing solutions for complex wealth management issues. She was formerly the chief operating officer and chief compliance officer at Ohana Advisors where she was responsible for establishing and executing the strategic...

Akash Kalia studied business with a focus on Entrepreneurship at the University of Oregon before returning home to save his family business. While still in high school and in college, Akash started a number of small businesses in the technology sector. After college, Akash bought and...

Executive vice president and director of wealth management at Mechanics Bank, Debbie has focused exclusively in the area of managing wealth for individuals, families, and businesses throughout most of her 31-year career. An experienced financial executive, Debbie has exceptional expertise in financial planning, estate planning,...

Janet Ramatici is the retired Executive Director of the Petaluma Educational Foundation (PEF), created in 1982 to improve educational opportunities for all 13,000 students in Petaluma’s public and private schools. Janet joined PEF in 2005 and worked with the Board of Directors and community supporters...

Matthew Ingram is founder and CEO of PROOF, a cannabis brand based in Sonoma County. PROOF was the first permitted and licensed manufacturer in the Sonoma County, the first to pay the local cannabis use tax, and an early adopter of safe and compliant practices...

A native of South Carolina, Harriet Derwingson moved to San Francisco after college, began her career, met and married her husband, Randy, (now deceased), and attended graduate school.  In the early 1990s, Harriet’s career took her to Sacramento. At that time, she and Randy built...

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