A Bay Area native, Donna Merideth graduated from the University of California, Davis, with a Master of Science degree in Agricultural and Managerial Economics. Donna has held various management positions in the alcohol beverage industry, including Vice President of Wine for a Northern California beverage distribution wholesaler. As vice president, she created the Wine division and managed a multifaceted team while securing partnerships with major national and international wine producers. Donna lives in Healdsburg for the majority of the year but spends her summers in Bozeman, Montana, with her husband and Goldendoodle. Donna and her husband, Eddie, love to flyfish, hike, travel, and entertain. They also get great satisfaction from their volunteer work in both of the communities where they reside.