Julia Jackson of Jackson Family Wines, is the daughter of Barbara Banke and the Late Jess Jackson, a wine icon. She grew up on many of the family’s vineyards, mostly in California, working in every step of making wine- from harvest to aging, and has always had a passion for the art of winemaking. She attended Scripps College and received a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art; and taught 6th grade French while completing her degree. She then joined the family business, working in sales as a Brand Ambassador. One of the many brands that Julia serves as a Brand Ambassador for, Arcanum, a Cabernet Franc blend, has been in her family since 1994. Family friend Pierre Seillan, with more[…]

Helane Morrison is based in San Francisco and works as the Managing Director, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Hall Capital Partners. Hall Capital is among the leaders of investment companies in the state of California, and the leadership is completely made up of women. Helane Morrison has been a part of the company since 2007. She used to be a part of the Securities and Exchange Commission of San Francisco, from 1999 to 2007. She dealt with fraud litigation, securities law enforcement, etc.   Helane Morrison graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. She also went to University of California Berkeley School of Law where she earned a J.D. She has worked for[…]