- Board Member
Art grew up outside St. Louis Missouri and spent his early years working on a family farm. He received his MBA and Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from the University of Missouri, Columbia. After gaining work experience in financial planning, Art completed post graduate accounting course work at Arizona State University and became a licensed Certified Public Accountant
Art currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Wente Family Estates, where his responsibilities include Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources and Legal. Prior to joining Wente Vineyards, Arthur served as the Senior Vice President of Finance for Jackson Family Wines. Arthur’s previous experience includes 20 years in various finance and operational roles with consumer packaged goods companies such as Anheuser-Busch, Pepsi and The Dial Corporation.
Art has lived in the Bay Area since 2005. He enjoys playing tennis and traveling with his daughters Gabby and Alexandra.