We are pleased to announce that Tory Britton Sims has joined the Frank Family team as Chief Financial Officer. Sims will direct all financial activities for the winery, including financial planning and reporting, general accounting and budgeting.
Sims brings over 25 years of domestic and international experience working in finance and operations within the wine industry. Prior to joining the Frank Family team, Sims served as the Vice President of Finance at Silver Oak Wine Cellars. She previously served as Chief Financial Officer at Rombauer Vineyards, Seghesio Vineyards, Cuvaison Winery and ETS Laboratories. Before that, she held finance and operations positions Clos Pegase Winery and Codorniu Winery.
Sims holds a M.S. in Process Engineering from Helsinki University of Technology, an M.B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Kansas, Lawrence. She is an active member of the Napa community and has previously served on the Napa County Measure A Financial Oversight Committee, the Napa County Housing Commission, Tower Road Coop Board of Directors and Napa Vintners CIIC committee.
“We are thrilled to have found a CFO who is as dedicated to the Napa Valley community as we are,” says Leslie Frank. “Tory brings a wealth of experience in financial planning and business operations that will help continue to drive Frank Family towards the best it can possibly be. She has already hit the ground running and is an asset to our team.”