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Michael has had a wonderfully varied and dynamic career working in a number of industries on several continents.  He has been a leader in the fashion, retailing, high tech, consulting and nonprofit fundraising businesses in the Bay Area, London and Australia.  He currently works as...

Lew and his wife, Bev, bought their home in Sonoma in 2010 and became permanent residents in 2014. They moved from Wisconsin to be closer to their sons and their families. (But he still considers himself a “Cheesehead”) Lew is a Wisconsin attorney (not licensed...

Nancy Ramsey is a Futurist, Author and Entrepreneur. She has consulted with the Global Business Network as a futurist and continued to consult with small corporations and private non-profits on using Scenario Planning as a part of Strategic Planning. Before leaving Washington D.C. for California,...

Karen has spent the majority of her career providing companies strategic and tactical leadership required for rapid growth. Her background includes “C” Suite positions at WineTasting.com and Streetwise Report, where she remains a co-owner; management consulting; and sales and marketing for technology firms in the South Bay....

Lorna Sheridan is probably best known in the Valley as the Education Editor for the Sonoma Index-Tribune. She covers the education scene in Sonoma in addition to being a columnist and general business news reporter. Prior to landing in our town, Lorna was an accomplished corporate public...

Ken is a former international business executive with more than 25 years of experience leading consumer goods companies in the USA and abroad. He spent much of his career with Reckitt Benckiser plc, where he oversaw businesses in 24 countries and served as CEO of...

Over the years, Peg Van Camp has served on a number of nonprofit boards including Horizons Foundation, the oldest gay and lesbian community foundation in the United States; the United Way of the Bay Area; the Gold Rush Trail Foundation, and the Marin Community Foundation,...

Lucy Weiger is a healthcare executive with over thirty-five years’ experience in healthcare management and consulting. She has worked in multiple executive roles with Kaiser-Permanente in Northern California, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Patient Choice Health Plan, Sonoma Valley Hospital, and St. Joseph...

Judy grew up in New York State and “married” Los Angeles in 1969. She has been in the volunteer world most of her life, playing active roles in her three children’s schools and board service with both the Junior League and Westside Guild of Children’s Hospital...

Penney is a custom residential landscape designer and founded Magrane Associates Landscape Design in 1986 in San Francisco. By fusing horticultural knowledge with attention to detail, timeless classic design and cutting-edge sophistication, Penney built Magrane Associates from the ground up. Thirty-two years later, with offices...

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